A Mind At Play

Author: Jimmy Soni
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476766681
Size: 16.51 MB
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Chronicles the life and times of the lesser-known Information Age intellect, revealing how his discoveries and innovations set the stage for the digital era, influencing the work of such collaborators and rivals as Alan Turing, John von ...

A Mind At Play

Author: Jimmy Soni
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 9781476766690
Size: 76.54 MB
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And it’s the story of Shannon’s life as an often reclusive, always playful genius. “We owe Claude Shannon a lot, and Soni and Goodman’s book takes a big first step in paying that debt” (San Francisco Review of Books).

A Mind At Play

Author: Jimmy Soni
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476766703
Size: 70.25 MB
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Claude Shannon's inventive, vibrant life demonstrates how vital the act of play can be to making the most of work." —Inc. “A charming account of one of the twentieth century’s most distinguished scientists…Readers will enjoy this ...

The Logician And The Engineer

Author: Paul J. Nahin
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691151008
Size: 28.96 MB
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"In this book, Nahin brings to life the immense practical outcomes of deep theoretical ideas.

Rome S Last Citizen

Author: Rob Goodman
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781250042620
Size: 56.47 MB
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This is more than a biography: it is a study of how a reputation lasted through the centuries from the end of one republic to the start of another."—David Frum, DailyBeast columnist, former White House speech writer, and New York Times ...

Dark Hero Of The Information Age

Author: Flo Conway
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0786735619
Size: 29.41 MB
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No one interested in the intersection of technology and culture will want to miss this epic story of one of the twentieth century's most brilliant and colorful figures.

The Information

Author: James Gleick
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9781400096237
Size: 65.19 MB
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"A thoughtful and provocative exploration of the big ideas of the modern era: information, communication, and information theory." - cover.

The Mathematical Theory Of Communication

Author: Claude E Shannon
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252725463
Size: 72.14 MB
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Scientific knowledge grows at a phenomenal pace--but few books have had as lasting an impact or played as important a role in our modern world as The Mathematical Theory of Communication, published originally as a paper on communication ...

The Idea Factory

Author: Jon Gertner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143122797
Size: 24.19 MB
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Highlights achievements of Bell Labs as a leading innovator, exploring the role of its highly educated employees in developing new technologies while considering the qualities of companies where innovation and development are most ...

John Von Neumann

Author: Norman Macrae
Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
ISBN: 082182676X
Size: 56.31 MB
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Attractive four-color cover. This is a biography, and should do well in a number of different subject areas beyond mathematics (can be promoted in the general sciences areas).