A “Turing Machine” — a conceptual data processing machine that processes instructions encoded on a linear tape — is capable of performing the complete range of computations of any modern computer (though not necessarily in a useful amount of time). Tom Wildenhain demonstrates the Turing-competeness of Powerpoint, where the “tape” is a series of punch-cards controlled by the animations feature:
Of the many things you can do with Powerpoint, but probably shouldn’t do, this ranks right up there.
That’s all from us for this week. See you back here on Monday, and have a great weekend!