The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood
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 quality—the blood, the fuel, the vital principle of our world.
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The Information: A History, a Theory, a FloodUser Review - Dale Farris - Book Verdict
Science and technology author Gleick (around.com)—whose previous book, Isaac Newton (2003), was short-listed for the Pulitzer Prize—here presents a fascinating chronicle of the story of information ... Read full review
I really enjoyed Gleick's latest book. I was familiar with information theory but didn't understand it too well. It makes a lot more sense to me now. Very interesting history about telegraphs, Shannon, and Turing as well.