The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood

Category: Engineering
Author: James Gleick
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by rottc0dd   2020-10-29
I have not read any extensive studies of his work, but I have section regarding him in "The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood" [0], super cool. It is also a nice book overall IMHO.


by dbarlett   2017-08-20
Seconding Dream Machine. Three more:

The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood

Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe

Nine Algorithms That Changed the Future: The Ingenious Ideas That Drive Today's Computers

by dave1629   2017-08-20
Kurt Beyer's book on Grace Hopper gives a great perspective on the early days of computing:

A very comprehensive view an lots of great stories in James Gleick's _The Information_:

by taylorbuley   2017-08-20
The embedded short on Claude Shannon is very good and highly reccommended

A good book on the subject is Gleick's The Information