The Human Use of Human Beings: Cybernetics and Society

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Da Capo Press, Mar 22, 1988 - Computers - 200 pages
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Only a few books stand as landmarks in social and scientific upheaval. Norbert Wiener's classic is one in that small company. Founder of the science of cybernetics?the study of the relationship betwee

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Wiener's foundational text on the discipline of cybernetics. Fascinating, and a relatively quick read given the subject matter. It's been awhile, but I remember the writing being quite lucid. Worth the read for anyone interested. Read full review

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This visionary talks about the concept of cyber-libraries and meta programming languages in the 1950's. Low and behold we have E-Books and E-libraries available online and the E-books are sorted and ... Read full review

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Norbert Wiener received his Ph.D. from Harvard at the age of eighteen, and joined the mathematics department at M.I.T. when he was twenty-five. Honored throughout his life with numerous scientific awards, he was the author of two autobiographies, Ex-Prodogy and I Am a Mathematician, as well as several important books and basic papers on the theory and practice of cybernetics.

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