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

User Review  - Tony Poerio - Goodreads

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

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

User Review  - Mengsen Zhang - Goodreads

Wiener was a genius for his understanding of the nature of communication, as well reflected in his mastery of writing. The chapter on law and communication definitely helped me reconnect to a ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Mengsen Zhang - Goodreads

Wiener was a genius for his understanding of the nature of communication, as well reflected in his mastery of writing. The chapter on law and communication definitely helped me reconnect to a ... Read full review

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  - Arthur Gershman - Goodreads

Norbert Wiener was a child prodigy and Professor of Mathematics at MIT from 1919 until his death in 1964. He invented the science of cybernetics (look it up in the dictionary) and the guided missile ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Vincent Russo - Goodreads

Norbert Weiner, who should most certainly be a household name, is the father of cybernetics. This book was written more than 50 years ago, but the predictions and conclusions are startling and fairly ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Vincent Russo - Goodreads

Norbert Weiner, who should most certainly be a household name, is the father of cybernetics. This book was written more than 50 years ago, but the predictions and conclusions are startling and fairly ... 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  - Ismail N. - Goodreads

Dry and hard to follow. Read full review


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