A Mind At Play

Author: Jimmy Soni
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476766703
Size: 61.17 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: 47.83 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: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250013585
Size: 17.71 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: 58.60 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.

Dark Hero Of The Information Age

Author: Flo Conway
Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)
ISBN: 9780465013715
Size: 78.88 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 ...

Genius At Play

Author: Siobhan Roberts
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620405946
Size: 69.31 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?!?"

Information Theory

Author: JV Stone
Publisher: Sebtel Press
ISBN: 0956372856
Size: 79.50 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.

Turing S Cathedral

Author: George Dyson
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 0307907066
Size: 36.36 MB
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In Turing’s Cathedral, George Dyson focuses on a small group of men and women, led by John von Neumann at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, who built one of the first computers to realize Alan Turing’s vision of ...

John Von Neumann

Author: Norman Macrae
Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
ISBN: 082182676X
Size: 63.72 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).