A Mind At Play

Author: Jimmy Soni
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476766681
Size: 28.58 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 ...

The Logician And The Engineer

Author: Paul J. Nahin
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691151008
Size: 35.36 MB
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"In this book, Nahin brings to life the immense practical outcomes of deep theoretical ideas.

Dark Hero Of The Information Age

Author: Flo Conway
Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)
ISBN: 9780465013715
Size: 45.10 MB
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A definitive portrait of the eccentric mathematical genius and founder of the science of cybernetics traces the life and career of Norbert Wiener; his role in the evolution of computers, automation, and global telecommunications; and his ...

Rome S Last Citizen

Author: Rob Goodman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250013585
Size: 11.44 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 ...

The Idea Factory

Author: Jon Gertner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101561084
Size: 41.19 MB
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At its heart this is a story about the life and work of a small group of brilliant and eccentric men-Mervin Kelly, Bill Shockley, Claude Shannon, John Pierce, and Bill Baker-who spent their careers at Bell Labs.

Three Degrees Above Zero

Author: Jeremy Bernstein
Publisher: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521329835
Size: 34.39 MB
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In this engrossing book - a blend of popular science, and history -Jeremy Bernstein guides us on a fascinating tour of the labs, introducing us to the men and women who have been responsible for some of the greatest scientific advances of ...

Mind At Play

Author: Geoffrey R. Loftus
Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)
ISBN:
Size: 34.44 MB
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Examines the psychological processes involved in playing video games, discusses behavior problems frequent players can develop, and compares video games to other fads of the past

Genius At Play

Author: Siobhan Roberts
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620405946
Size: 41.55 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 Mathematical Theory Of Communication

Author: Claude E Shannon
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252725463
Size: 46.16 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 ...