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  • This product had a total of 365 reviews as of our last analysis date on Apr 2 2020.
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One of my favorite books I've read in my life that really has some profound and thought provoking ideas about the changing way ...  Read More

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the cover is not attracting

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A unique take on an interesting topic. Learn the history of information and the history of how we think about information. Le...  Read More

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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    This really should be a part of the professional development c.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I thought it was just another boring book about language.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Upon completing the information i listened to his excellent earlier book, chaos.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Historical context first of all, as it traces communications technology and theory from the talking drums of africa to wikipedia and google.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    You can see how some of the most disparate looking fields of scientific study all stem from one or two fundamental ideas - the representation of information as a stream of bits, for example, or a universal calculating machine.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Finally, for a student of science, even a dilettante, it opens up a new path to understanding modern science in shifting from looking at the universe from a classical perspective of energy and thermodynamics, to one based - nay, rooted - in information.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Eye-opening journey through the history of accelerated information access.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Dennet summed up the problem this way: 'i don't know about you, but i am not initially attracted by the idea of my brain as a sort of dung heap in which the larvae of other people's ideas renew themselves, before sending out copies of themselves in an informational diaspora.

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