Cybernetics; or, Control and communication in the animal and the machine 
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Review: Cybernetics: or the Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine
User Review  Bill White  GoodreadsExcellent read, though tough at times with some dense math. Worth the struggle to get past it. I have learned that advanced math should not be an impediment to reading dense material. Just skip over ... Read full review
Review: Cybernetics: or the Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine
User Review  GoodreadsExcellent read, though tough at times with some dense math. Worth the struggle to get past it. I have learned that advanced math should not be an impediment to reading dense material. Just skip over ... Read full review
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