The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood by James Gleick

The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

James Gleick

544 pages first pub 2011 (editions)

nonfiction art history science technology challenging informative slow-paced


From the bestselling author of the acclaimed Chaos and Genius comes a thoughtful and provocative exploration of the big ideas of the modern era: Information, communication, and information theory.  Acclaimed science writer James Gleick presents an...

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