Ideas and information: managing in a high-tech world

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Simon & Schuster, 1989 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
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A scientist probes the nature of computer information, exploring the assemblage of symbols, numbers, words, and pictures that make up information, the degree to which machines extract meaning, and the destined role of machines in our lives

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User Review  - jaygheiser - LibraryThing

Not a very profound book, but it had a few interesting ideas. Discussion on how technologies supplement human minds ability to communicate on page 10 how digital information travels better on page 11 ... Read full review

Ideas and information: managing in a high-tech world

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This is a positive, readable book about computers and people, not as in Sherry Turkle's best-selling The Second Self ( LJ 6/15/84), but told historically, and through anecdote. The author, a Nobel ... Read full review

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Preface
9
Information Processing
17
Numbers Words and Pictures
38
Copyright

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