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Very indepth review of how information has neen transferred over our history. Overwhelming in the quantity of information presentedPublished 13 days ago by richard ware
Interesting history, would have liked an appendix with more technical detailsPublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
I learned a few nuances from this book but it was laborious in arcane details that did not to be included. Looked like a "name-dropping" exercise.Published 1 month ago by Joseph C.
Always look forward to reading James Gleick's books, and this did not disappoint. Most of the material in The Information I was already familiar with to a lesser or greater degree,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by James Booth
Written for a popular audience, sometimes difficult to follow but written in an easy style that kept me reading through the difficult patches. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
From sounds, smoke signals and drumbeat, to Morse code and bits, all conveying messages and from cuneiform, numbers and binary code the book describes not only the means of... Read morePublished 2 months ago by bookrdr
Gleich always delivers, as he did in his great bio, Genius. Learning can be fun. Refreshingly upbeat on the future.Published 2 months ago by May
Information theory all the way back to Morse. More readable that my engineering texts. This would have been a nice background read for engineering school.Published 4 months ago by horace j rogers