A Mind At Play

Author: Jimmy Soni
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476766703
Size: 19.23 MB
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And it’s the story of Shannon’s life as an often reclusive, always playful genius. With access to Shannon’s family and friends, A Mind at Play brings this singular innovator and creative genius to life.

The Logician And The Engineer

Author: Paul J. Nahin
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691151008
Size: 78.53 MB
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"In this book, Nahin brings to life the immense practical outcomes of deep theoretical ideas.

Genius At Play

Author: Siobhan Roberts
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620405946
Size: 55.50 MB
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He granted Roberts full access to his idiosyncrasies and intellect both, though not without the occasional grumble: "Oh hell," he'd say. "You're not going to put that in the book. Are you?!?"

The Mathematical Theory Of Communication

Author: Claude E Shannon
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252725463
Size: 25.28 MB
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Scientific knowledge grows at a phenomenal pace--but few books have had as lasting an impact or played as important a role in our modern world as The Mathematical Theory of Communication, published originally as a paper on communication ...

Dancing Naked In The Mind Field

Author: Kary Mullis
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307772780
Size: 52.81 MB
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Here is a multidimensional playland of ideas from the world's most eccentric Nobel-Prize winning scientist. Kary Mullis is legendary for his invention of PCR, which redefined the world of DNA, genetics, and forensic science.

The Angry Genie

Author: Karl Ziegler Morgan
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 9780806131221
Size: 26.69 MB
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A physicist with the Manhattan Project and Oak Ridge National Laboratory recounts harrowing tales of radiation accidents and near-disasters, revealing the actual and potential consequences of the clumsiness, recklessness, and carelessness ...

Three Scientists And Their Gods

Author: Robert Wright
Publisher: Crown
ISBN:
Size: 55.17 MB
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Examines the concepts of information, meaning, and purpose, describes the function of information at various levels of organization, and discusses the theories of Edward Fredkin, Edward O. Wilson, and Kenneth Blouding

The Idea Factory

Author: Jon Gertner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101561084
Size: 18.31 MB
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At its heart this is a story about the life and work of a small group of brilliant and eccentric men-Mervin Kelly, Bill Shockley, Claude Shannon, John Pierce, and Bill Baker-who spent their careers at Bell Labs.

Dark Hero Of The Information Age

Author: Flo Conway
Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)
ISBN: 9780465013715
Size: 20.19 MB
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A definitive portrait of the eccentric mathematical genius and founder of the science of cybernetics traces the life and career of Norbert Wiener; his role in the evolution of computers, automation, and global telecommunications; and his ...