Shakuntala Devi

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Shakuntala Devi
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Kelahiran(1929-11-04)4 November 1929
Meninggal dunia21 April 2013(2013-04-21) (umur 83)
WarganegaraIndia
Nama lainKomputer manusia
PekerjaanPekerja sosial

Shakuntala Devi (4 November 1929 - 21 April 2013) ialah seorang penulis dan kalkulator mental India, yang dikenali sebagai "komputer manusia".[1][2][3][4][5] Bakatnya memperoleh tempat di edisi 1982 The Guinness Book of World Records.

Shakuntala menulis beberapa buku pada tahun-tahun kemudiannya, termasuk novel serta teks tentang matematik, teka-teki, dan astrologi. Beliau menulis buku The World of Homosexuals, yang dianggap sebagai kajian pertama homoseksual di India.[6][7] Beliau memperlakukan homoseksual dalam cahaya positif dan dianggap sebagai perintis di lapangan.

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Pada Mei 2019, ia telah diumumkan bahawa sebuah filem berdasarkan daripada Shakuntala Devi akan diterbitkan dengan Vidya Balan memegang watak utama, dijangka akan dikeluarkan pada musim panas 2020.[10][11]

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  1. ^ "Shakuntala Devi strove to simplify maths for students". The Hindu. 21 April 2013. Dicapai pada 9 July 2013.
  2. ^ Pandya, Haresh (21 April 2013). "Shakuntala Devi, 'Human Computer' Who Bested the Machines, Dies at 83". The New York Times. Dicapai pada 9 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Obituary: Shakuntala Devi". The Telegraph. 22 April 2013. Diarkibkan daripada yang asal pada 2013-04-27. Dicapai pada 9 July 2013.
  4. ^ Jensen, Arthur R. (July–September 1990). "Speed of information processing in a calculating prodigy". Intelligence. University of California, Berkeley, United States. 14 (3): 259–274. doi:10.1016/0160-2896(90)90019-P. Dicapai pada 9 July 2013.
  5. ^ "Obituary: India's 'human computer' Shakuntala Devi". BBC News. 22 April 2013. Dicapai pada 9 July 2013.
  6. ^ Subir K Kole (11 July 2007). "Globalizing queer? AIDS, homophobia and the politics of sexual identity in India". Globalization and Health. 3: 8. doi:10.1186/1744-8603-3-8. PMC 2018684. PMID 17623106CS1 maint: postscript (link): "The first academic book on Indian homosexuals appeared in 1977 (The World of Homosexuals) written by Shakuntala Devi, the mathematics wiz kid who was internationally known as the human computer. This book treated homosexuality in a positive light and reviewed the socio-cultural and legal situation of homosexuality in India and contrasted that with the gay liberation movement then taking place in the USA."
  7. ^ Mubarak, Salva (13 May 2019). "Get to know Shakuntala Devi, the woman known as the 'human computer'". Vogue India. Mumbai, India: Dilshad Arora. Dicapai pada 2 August 2019. In 1970s, she wrote The World of Homosexuals, a book that went disappointingly unnoticed at that time, but gained popularity over the years for being one of the earliest studies of our society's understanding of homosexuality.
  8. ^ Shakuntala Devi (1977). The World of Homosexuals. Vikas Publishing House. ISBN 9780706904789CS1 maint: postscript (link)
  9. ^ Jeffrey S. Siker (2006). Homosexuality and Religion. Greenwood Publishing Group. m/s. 127. ISBN 9780313330889CS1 maint: postscript (link): "In her 1977 book, mathematician Shakuntala Devi interviewed..."
  10. ^ "Vidya Balan to play Math genius Shakuntala Devi in her next film". The Hindu. 8 May 2019. Dicapai pada 16 May 2019.
  11. ^ "Vidya Balan to play ace mathematician Shakuntala Devi in biopic". Scroll.in. 8 May 2019. Dicapai pada 16 May 2019.

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