A Mind At Play

Author: Jimmy Soni
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476766681
Size: 53.18 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 and Schuster
ISBN: 1476766703
Size: 22.31 MB
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And it’s the story of Shannon’s life as an often reclusive, always playful genius. With access to Shannon’s family and friends, A Mind at Play brings this singular innovator and creative genius to life.

The Logician And The Engineer

Author: Paul J. Nahin
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691151008
Size: 50.60 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
ISBN: 0786735619
Size: 76.46 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.

Rome S Last Citizen

Author: Rob Goodman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250013585
Size: 75.54 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 ...

Three Degrees Above Zero

Author: Jeremy Bernstein
Publisher: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521329835
Size: 33.17 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 ...

The Idea Factory

Author: Jon Gertner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101561084
Size: 40.23 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.

The Mathematical Theory Of Communication

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

Information Theory

Author: JV Stone
Publisher: Sebtel Press
ISBN: 0956372856
Size: 46.11 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.