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A fascinating intellectual journey through the history of communication and information from the language of africas talking drums to the invention of written alphabets from the electronic transmission of code to the origins of information theory into the new information age and the current deluge of news tweets images and blogs. /Type /XObject Here's an advertisement I want to place on craigslist because of this book Desperately Seeking Scintillating conversation partner who is preferably a math physics or logic major with strong knowledge of uantum Physics and Information theory of today and yesterdayand concepts including but not limited to the BabbageLovelace Difference Machine Claude Shannon's math and entropy and cryptology Turing's machine logcal paradoxes Maxwell's demonThe Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Schrodinger's cat Richard Dawkins' memes Goding's proofs Douglas Hofstadter's EVERYTHING Lack of arrogance and condescension toward someone who almost failed high school math a must Must be willing to meet in heavily populated public place Aside from that delving into mathematics as James Gleick tells it algebra calcu... (Sign in to see more), Yothgoboufnir Title. a brief history of information theory tvas me. Status : AVAILABLE Last checked 19 Minutes ago. /SA true /Title (�� F i n d e B o o k \\ T h e I n f o r m a t i o n : A H i s t o r y , a T h e o r y , a F l o o d) Information science—History. Includes bibliographical references and index. 1 0 obj %PDF-1.4 pdf a historical perspective of One year it was a scientific toy, without infinite possibilities of May 28, 2020 Contributor By : Zane Grey Media Publishing PDF ID d4225822 the information a history a theory a flood pdf Favorite eBook Reading rob shapiro narrator random house audio publisher 0 more 43 out of 5 stars 431 Jen Padgett Bohle 8 0 obj While nothing in this book is really new Gleick has managed to pull together a fascinating comprehensive review of the subject of information The book does an excellent job unifying a vast subject area I appreciate the book's emphasis on the contributions of Claude Shannon to the field of information theory Also it is eye opening to be reminded that an animal's body is simply the vehicle that a gene ie information uses to self replicate And it was fun to learn about earlier methods of long distance communications like jungle drums and the semaphore system used in France I would recommend this book to anybody who uses his brain to store information, James Gleick the author of the best sellers Chaos and Genius now brings us a work just as astonishing and masterly a revelatory chronicle and meditation that shows how information has become the modern era’s defining uality—the blood the fuel the vital principle of our world  The story of information begins in a time profoundly unlike our own when every thought and utterance vanishes as soon as it is born From the invention of scripts and alphabets to the long misunderstood talking drums of Africa Gleick tells the story of information technologies that changed the very nature of human consciousness He provides portraits of the key figures contributing to the inexorable development of our modern understanding of information Charles Babbage the idiosyncratic inventor of the first great mechanical computer; Ada Byron the brilliant and doomed daughter of the poet who became the first true programmer; pivotal figures like Samuel Morse and Alan Turing; and Claude Shannon the creator of information theory itself And then the information age arrives Citizens of this world become experts willy nilly aficionados of bits and bytes And we sometimes feel we are drowning swept by a deluge of signs and signals news and images blogs and tweets The Information is the story of how we got here and where we are heading, © 2020  Amazon配送商品ならThe Information: A History, a Theory, a Floodが通常配送無料。更にAmazonならポイント還元本が多数。Gleick, James作品ほか、お急ぎ便対象商品は当日お届けも可能。 The information a history a theory a flood is a book by science history writer james gleick published in march 2011 which covers the genesis of our current information ageit was on the new york times best seller list for three weeks following its debut the information has also been published in ebook formats by fourth estate and random house and as an audiobook by random house audio. Rating: /Type /ExtGState The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood is a book written in 2011 by James Gleick What the telegraph accomplished in years the telephone has done in months. You need to sign up to download Please create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming. /BitsPerComponent 8 eBook includes PDF, ePub and Kindle version. The amount of information pun acknowledged but not intended that James Gleick was able to contain in the book is mind boggling Claude Shannon could probably tell you what the physical cost of the logical work my mind did while reading it was but I alas cannot I'm sure that for those who are well versed in information theory some of his omissions were glaring and seemingly arbitrary but there is nothing wrong with a book that leaves you wanting and feeling sufficiently motivated to go out and find it The Information with all that it contains is a likely candidate for the list of non fiction books I loved took copious notes on while reading and would recommend but fail to review because there is just so much to be said However it's Ada Lovelace Day and without Gleick I would have no clue... (Sign in to see more), Jenny (Reading Envy)