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Posted By Peter Bentley
I've been lucky enough to have my research featured in New Scientist a few times over the years, so I have a bit of a soft spot for this magazine. I like it even more now - there will be a very nice review of my latest book Digitized in tomorrow's edition. It's particularly nice to see that the reviewer has taken care and read the book in some detail.


 
Posted By Peter Bentley
My new book Digitized continues to get mentions and reviews in many places. With the 100th anniversary of Turing's birth approaching there have been a spate of new Turing biographies all popping up at the same time. My book, which includes Turing as well as several other important pioneers, is also being included in articles written to celebrate the achievements of this great pioneer. One example came out recently in Prospect Magazine, where some of my words are used to help end the piece:


 
Posted By Peter Bentley
Another day and another blog on OUP online. This is one I wrote especially for them to celebrate the publication of Digitized, describing my experiences as I held a conversation with three chatbots. As you might imagine, the conversations were a little unusual. You can see what happened here: http://blog.oup.com/2012/03/chatbot-computers-turing/


 
Posted By Peter Bentley
Some time ago I was interviewed on camera about my new book Digitized. We did a few versions, one with me looking off in a funny direction, which seems to have ended up as part of a new OUP blog here: http://blog.oup.com/2012/03/short-history-computer-science/


 
Posted By Peter Bentley
Yet more publicity for my new book Digitized - a nice little review in the journal Nature. I'd forgotten I'd written anything about Alzheimer's Disease research with computers...