A Mind At Play

Author: Jimmy Soni
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476766681
Size: 23.32 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: 76.79 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: 72.24 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: 61.45 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: 26.75 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 ...

John Von Neumann

Author: Norman Macrae
Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
ISBN: 082182676X
Size: 24.22 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).

Dark Hero Of The Information Age

Author: Flo Conway
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786735619
Size: 74.45 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.

Information Theory

Author: JV Stone
Publisher: Sebtel Press
ISBN: 0956372856
Size: 35.86 MB
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Written in an informal style, with a comprehensive glossary and tutorial appendices, this text is an ideal primer for novices who wish to learn the essential principles and applications of information theory.

Genius At Play

Author: Siobhan Roberts
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781620405956
Size: 14.10 MB
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He granted Roberts full access to his idiosyncrasies and intellect both, though not without the occasional grumble: "Oh hell," he’d say. "You’re not going to put that in the book. Are you?!?"

The Information

Author: James Gleick
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780007225743
Size: 17.20 MB
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In 'The Information' James Gleick tells the story of how human beings use, transmit and keep what they know.