A Mind At Play

Author: Jimmy Soni
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476766703
Size: 52.28 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: 27.54 MB
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"In this book, Nahin brings to life the immense practical outcomes of deep theoretical ideas.

Dark Hero Of The Information Age

Author: Flo Conway
Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)
ISBN: 9780465013715
Size: 72.58 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 ...

The Angry Genie

Author: Karl Ziegler Morgan
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 9780806131221
Size: 32.20 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 Degrees Above Zero

Author: Jeremy Bernstein
Publisher: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521329835
Size: 40.57 MB
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In this engrossing book - a blend of popular science, and history -Jeremy Bernstein guides us on a fascinating tour of the labs, introducing us to the men and women who have been responsible for some of the greatest scientific advances of ...

The Idea Factory

Author: Jon Gertner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101561084
Size: 10.10 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.

The Mathematical Theory Of Communication

Author: Claude E Shannon
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252725463
Size: 17.45 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: 33.94 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.