This is one of the best and most important books I've ever read.
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.
His own vision of a humane society is one in which the cybernetic and feedback elements enable a better managing of the economy and society as a whole.
The first part of the book is really good. The perspective of cybernetics that the author give it's confirmed by all the progress that took place after the book was written... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Edilmo Palencia
It's a required read for a course I'm taking and it's too boring and scientific for me to enjoy.Published 4 months 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 5 months 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 16 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 21 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