The information : a history, a theory, a flood

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Full title: The information : a history, a theory, a flood / James Gleick.
Main author: Gleick, James.
Format: Book           
Edition: Fourth Estate pbk. ed.


Summary: From the invention of scripts and alphabets to the long misunderstood "talking drums" of Africa, James Gleick tells the story of information technologies that changed the very nature of human consciousness. He also provides portraits of the key figures contributing to the inexorable development of our modern understanding of information, including Charles Babbage, Ada Byron, Samuel Morse, Alan Turing, and Claude Shannon.
Language: English
Published: London : Fourth Estate, 2012.
Classmark: A302.209 /516221
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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 477-503) and index.
ISBN: 9780007225743
0007225741