A Mind At Play

Author: Jimmy Soni
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476766703
Size: 25.43 MB
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And it’s the story of Shannon’s life as an often reclusive, always playful genius. With access to Shannon’s family and friends, A Mind at Play brings this singular innovator and creative genius to life.

The Logician And The Engineer

Author: Paul J. Nahin
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691151008
Size: 69.63 MB
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"In this book, Nahin brings to life the immense practical outcomes of deep theoretical ideas.

The Mathematical Theory Of Communication

Author: Claude E Shannon
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252725463
Size: 70.97 MB
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Scientific knowledge grows at a phenomenal pace--but few books have had as lasting an impact or played as important a role in our modern world as The Mathematical Theory of Communication, published originally as a paper on communication ...

Genius At Play

Author: Siobhan Roberts
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620405946
Size: 40.53 MB
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He granted Roberts full access to his idiosyncrasies and intellect both, though not without the occasional grumble: "Oh hell," he'd say. "You're not going to put that in the book. Are you?!?"

Dancing Naked In The Mind Field

Author: Kary Mullis
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307772780
Size: 70.92 MB
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Here is a multidimensional playland of ideas from the world's most eccentric Nobel-Prize winning scientist. Kary Mullis is legendary for his invention of PCR, which redefined the world of DNA, genetics, and forensic science.

The Idea Factory

Author: Jon Gertner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101561084
Size: 11.89 MB
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At its heart this is a story about the life and work of a small group of brilliant and eccentric men-Mervin Kelly, Bill Shockley, Claude Shannon, John Pierce, and Bill Baker-who spent their careers at Bell Labs.

The Angry Genie

Author: Karl Ziegler Morgan
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 9780806131221
Size: 12.96 MB
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A physicist with the Manhattan Project and Oak Ridge National Laboratory recounts harrowing tales of radiation accidents and near-disasters, revealing the actual and potential consequences of the clumsiness, recklessness, and carelessness ...

Mind At Play

Author: Geoffrey R. Loftus
Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)
ISBN:
Size: 29.17 MB
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Examines the psychological processes involved in playing video games, discusses behavior problems frequent players can develop, and compares video games to other fads of the past