Dark Hero of the Information Age In Search of Norbert Wiener The Father of Cybernetics by Flo Conway

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xv, p., [16] p. of plates: 25 cm. Dark hero of the information age: in search of Norbert Wiener, the father of cyberneticsPages: “Dark Hero of the Information Age is doubly fascinating for the drama of Wiener’s erratic personal odyssey and the way in which each episode expands our understanding of the benefits and perils of contemporary technology.

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His best-selling book, Cybernetics, catapulted him into the public spotlight, as did his chilling visions of the future and his ardent social on a wealth of primary sources and exclusive access to Wiener's closest family members, friends, and colleagues, Dark Hero of the Information Age reveals this eccentric genius as an /5(87).

His best-selling book, Cybernetics, catapulted him into the public spotlight, as did his chilling visions of the future and his ardent social on a wealth of primary sources and exclusive access to Wiener's closest family members, friends, and colleagues, Dark Hero of the Information Age reveals this eccentric genius as an.

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Dark Hero of the Information Age 作者: Flo Conway 出版社: Basic Books 副标题: In Search of Norbert Wiener The Father of Cybernetics 出版年: 页数: 定价: GBP 装帧: Paperback ISBN: Author: Flo Conway.

Flo Conway and Jim Siegelman. Dark Hero of the Information Age: In Search of Norbert Wiener the Father of Cybernetics. New York: Basic Books, I was introduced to Norbert Wiener through Neil Postman's Media Ecology seminars. A wunderkind, born inWiener graduated from Harvard with a Ph.D.

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New York: Basic, p. alk. paper, $ (ISBN ). LC CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): The thesis of this book is that Norbert Wiener, –, was unknown outside the mathematical community until shortly after World War II.

Then he invented cybernetics, which has the capacity to enormously transform the world for the better. The authors believe that since the promises of cybernetics.

Dark Hero Of The Information Age 作者: Conway, Flo/ Siegelman, Jim 出版社: Perseus Books Group 页数: 定价: 元 装帧: HRD ISBN: 豆瓣评分. Their new book, DARK HERO OF THE INFORMATION AGE: In Search of Norbert Wiener, the Father of Cybernetics, tells the story of Norbert Wiener’s brilliant science and the dazzling technology it unleashed.

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Dark hero of the information age: in search of Norbert Wiener, the father of cybernetics. [Flo Conway; Jim Siegelman] -- In the middle of the last century, Norbert Wiener--ex-child prodigy and brilliant MIT mathematician--founded the science of cybernetics, igniting the information-age explosion of computers.

Dark Hero of the Information Age: In search of Norbert Wiener by Flo Conway and Jim Siegelman the book sent shock waves through the scientific community.

Norbert Wiener, the book’s author. Dark Hero of the Information Age Quotes Showing of 9 “The world of the future will be an ever more demanding struggle against the limitations of our intelligence, not a comfortable hammock in which we can lie down to be waited upon by our robot slaves.”Cited by: I was charmed by one sentence in a book entitled "Dark Hero of the Information Age: In Search of Norbert Weiner, The Father of Cybernetics".But this posting isn't about Dr Wiener.

The sentence (my bolding added) with context: Bythere was chaos in the nation's communication : Electronic books Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Conway, Flo.

Dark Hero of the Information Age: In Search of Norbert Wiener, The Father of Cybernetics. New York: Basic Books, © Named Person: Norbert Wiener; Norbert Wiener: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource.

(shelved 1 time as romance-dark-heroes) avg rating — 2, ratings — published Missing: Information Age.DARK HERO OF THE INFORMATION AGE: In Search of Norbert Wiener, the Father of Cybernetics (Basic Books, /), tells the story of Norbert Wiener’s brilliant science of “communication and control in the animal and the machine” and the dazzling new technology it unleashed.

In their eight-year undertaking, Conway and Siegelman uncovered.DOI: / Corpus ID: Dark Hero of the Information Age: In Search of Norbert Wiener, the Father of Cybernetics @inproceedings{BrownDarkHO, title={Dark Hero of the Information Age: In Search of Norbert Wiener, the Father of Cybernetics}, author={Alexander F.

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