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Especially found that the earlier threads were fascinating. Origins of information science (about bits & abstract algorithms) were new for me. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Gary
This book is a wide-ranging take on information from before Babbage to today’s computers with a side trip through theories and practices of information. Read morePublished 1 month ago by J. Edgar Mihelic, MBA
If you like the idea of relating information to thermodynamics - more specifically, the second law of entropy, you will whiz through this book in one sitting despite its length. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Melissa R. Cooper
Another in depth coverage, well worth the thought-provoking time to read.Published 3 months ago by Mark J. Ouska
Written with zest and dense with information comes another knowledge enhancing book from James Gleick. Read morePublished 5 months ago by D. Depperman
This is an outstanding look at both the history and the cultural significance of information. I purchased the Audible and the Kindle versions and after listening to sections in the... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Joe Miller
Like anything Gleick writes (Chaos, Genius, Faster...) it is a non-fiction work that is hard to put down yet when you've read it you still want more! Read morePublished 6 months ago by Brian J Boyle
A great listen - several times over. Found the book a tough read, but the audio version made it much more enjoyable.Published 7 months ago by FP