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He uses Shannon's theory of information as a backbone of his book.
It is a book with a very original point of view, I am an economist and find this book full of good information, that make me rethink about economics.
So true information is surprising and high entropy, standing out against the white noise of stable low entropy carriers.
George Gilder is one of the best free market economists in the world and this is a wonderful book. Gilder puts forth a sound theory expounding that information and knowledge flow... Read morePublished 6 days ago by D. Buxman
Outstanding, insightful and thought provoking.
I've read his books and followed him for almost 20 years since I was first introduced to him as the Prophet of Infinite... Read more
With luck this will be one of the most influential books of the decade. This is a very different take on what's going on in markets,and it's take squares with my experience as a... Read morePublished 1 month ago by P. Lohnes
Like many economists, George Gilder is a little difficult to read. Liberals will never get past his references to Bain and Romney. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Joel Adams
George Gilder's book "Knowledge and Power" is a hard read but well worth the time and effort. It is a stunning defense of Capitalism. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Sue
I originally purchased this book because of the New York Times suggesting that it was on Jeb Bush's reading list in an article which suggested that Bush was an almost academic... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Matthew Nichols
This to me is a critically important contribution towards understanding just where the rubber meets the road economically and ideologically. Read morePublished 3 months ago by John K. Reed
This book is a very good explanation of why our financial governance does not work. What we do now is not just wrong...it is profoundly wrong.Published 4 months ago by R. E. Zagrodzky