All in all, this is an outstanding book written in lucid, beautiful prose.
For those of us who cannot grasp the mathematical, technical version of Wiener's theory of messages in _Cybernetics_, this book is a wonderful stand-in.
An introduction by Wiener biographer Steve J. Heims provides a context for Wiener's works.
It's a required read for a course I'm taking and it's too boring and scientific for me to enjoy.Published 1 day ago by NaplesFunGuy
this book is fundament for today society - if perspective is humanism, before materialism (in capitalist or marxism terms) then we have chance to survivePublished 1 month ago by sergej lugovic
Powerful book written by a brilliant author. Written in the forties, it provides a background of what we as a civilization should be alerted to for the future.. Read morePublished 12 months ago by John C. Judy Jr.
Nobert Wiener`s book is a classic. Considering that he is one of the "fathers" of cybernetics", his book is the social expression of the art and science of control and... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Saul Drajer
Amazing book that is very thought provoking. Technology has advanced to such an extent that it is almost invisible to most of us. Read morePublished on August 2, 2012 by Zebulun C. Pontius
Brilliant reflections on the interaction between society, and all the technology based on information theory that was only beginning to emerge at that time. Read morePublished on June 26, 2012 by Abel Molina
This was not an easy read for me. Google helped out, expanding my knowledge on many of the terms, ideas & history. I am a simple lay person. Read morePublished on November 23, 2011 by IBoughtIt