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Main Title The information : [a history, a theory, a flood] /
Author Gleick, James.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Shapiro, Rob.
Publisher Random House Audio,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 662402905
ISBN 9780307914965; 0307914968
Subjects Information science--History. ; Information society.
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ELBM  Z665.G547 2011 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 08/11/2016
Edition Unabridged.
Collation 14 audio discs (16 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes
Compact discs. Duration: 16:30:00.
Contents Notes
James Gleick chronicles the history of information technologies that have changed human behaviors and reshaped entire civilizations. Drums that talk -- Persistence of the word -- Two wordbooks -- To throw the powers of thought into wheel-work -- A nervous system for the Earth -- New wires, new logic -- Information theory -- The informational turn -- Entropy and its demons -- Life's own code -- Into the meme pool -- The sense of randomness -- Information is physical -- After the flood -- New news every day.