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A mind at play : how Claude Shannon invented the information age / Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman.

Soni, Jimmy. (Author). Goodman, Rob. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main 003.54 SONI (Text) 39231033343043 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 921 SHA (Text) 30032010706361 NEW ADULT Checked out 12/01/2017
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield B-Shannon (Text) 78292000367213 Adult New Book Collection Checked out 12/29/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476766683
  • Physical Description: xv, 366 pages, [16] pages of unnumbered plates : black & white illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Gaylord -- Ann Arbor -- The room-sized brain -- MIT -- A decidedly unconventional type of youngster -- Cold Spring Harbor -- The labs -- Princeton -- Fire control -- A six-day workweek -- The unspeakable system -- Turing -- Manhattan -- The utter dark -- From intelligence to information -- The bomb -- Building a bandwagon -- Mathematical intentions, honorable and otherwise -- Wiener -- A transformative year -- TMI -- "We urgently need the assistance of Dr. Claude E. Shannon" -- The man-machines -- The game of kings -- Constructive dissatisfaction -- Professor Shannon -- Inside information -- A gadgeteer's paradise -- Peculiar motions -- Kyoto -- The illness -- Aftershocks.
Subject: Shannon, Claude Elwood, 1916-2001.
Mathematicians > United States > Biography.
Electrical engineers > United States > Biography.
Information theory.
Genre: Biographies.

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