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          Thinking Talking Computing
                  Computing reveals something about how we think and talk.  

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Like fish in the ocean,
        we swim in a vast sea of information. 
Like fish discovering water,
        only now are we becoming aware of this sea.

That awareness is called consciousness.
     It will carry us deep into the waters of thought itself. 

Soon we will meet intelligence beyond our own.
    But it will come, not from the stars,
        It will come from us.

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All things by immortal power, 
Near and Far 

Hiddenly 
To each other linked are, 
That thou canst not stir a flower 
Without troubling of a star.
                           —  Francis Thompson

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1 - Research  Thinking, Talking, Computing 


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Long ago, I worked on the first supercomputer.
At first I thought computers were only for numbers,
Then I was given the task of writing a parser.

What’s a parser? I asked. 
Parsers recognize words, I was told.
And from there, the story leads into . . .
the deep space between thought and language.

There I keep encountering the question:

How can a two year old talk?

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2 - BeeTeam Software - Systems Software

I create systems software
     invisible programs hidden inside your computer
         
like operating systems, networks, databases, languages  . . .

Systems software
     makes concrete things like chips and wires, zeros and ones,
        into abstract things that you use : 
             like email, spreadsheets and web browsers, . . .

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3 - Models  - Modelling, measuring, controlling the real world by simulation - work in progress

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4 - Projects -  EXAMPLES   - two from various real projects I have done:

Factories:                                                                                                                         Warehouses:

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5 -   ABOUT ME  - my history, tech info, resumé cv 



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CONTACT: Gareth Harris,  email: garethharris@mac.com.

© Gareth Harris 2019        -         Contact email: GarethHarris@mac.com         -         see also: SentimentalStargazer.com