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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.
The book is an attempt to apply information theory to economics, and is organized with 24 chapters divided into three parts: the Theory; the Crisis; and the Future. Read morePublished 20 hours ago by Kent Price
Excellent ideas but the read gets a little monotonous as you goPublished 3 days ago by David D. Schwab
Interesting and very factual. Perhaps, a little drawn out for me.Published 20 days ago by Dr. JimRodgers
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 1 month 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 2 months 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 3 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 3 months ago by Sue