The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

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Fourth Estate, 2011 - Information science - 526 pages
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James Gleick, the author of the bestsellers Chaos and Genius, brings us his crowning work: a revelatory chronicle that shows how information has become the modern era's defining quality--the blood, the fuel, the vital principle of our world.

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User Review  - mrgan - LibraryThing

A good overview of a subject that's both frustratingly vague and undeniably crucial to our age. The closing, which refers to that age of ours, rang a bit odd to me, but no matter. There will be parts ... Read full review

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User Review  - ilokhov - LibraryThing

The premise of this book is rather fascinating and the author has obviously done his research on the topic and structured it well. The material covers the whole of history of information and humanity ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

He wrote the worldwide bestseller Chaos, which was nominated for the National Book Award. He was the 1990 McGraw Distinguished Lecturer at Princeton University.

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