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Review: The Human Use Of Human Beings: Cybernetics And Society

User Review  - Lee Norton - Goodreads

"Perhaps this devil [of nature, entropy,] is not far in meaning from Mephistopheles. When Faust asked Mephistopheles what he was, Mephistopheles replied, 'A part of that force which always seeks evil and always does good." [page 35] Read full review

Review: The Human Use Of Human Beings: Cybernetics And Society

User Review  - David Lamp - Goodreads

Essential reading for anyone deep into social networking by one of the pioneers of human-machine interaction. Humans are built to be curious, pattern-making fixers of social challenges while machine ... Read full review

Review: The Human Use Of Human Beings: Cybernetics And Society

User Review  - John E. Branch Jr. - Goodreads

In looking back more than 15 years to when I read this book, I find, as is usually the case, that what persists are general impressions more than specific recollections. Instead of attempting to ... Read full review

Review: The Human Use Of Human Beings: Cybernetics And Society

User Review  - Ben Peters - Goodreads

A brilliant, wild little book from a polymath of prodigious proportions, it summarizes his seminal and baffling Cybernetics (1948) and extends an early critique of the information society. Written ... Read full review


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