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The information : a history, a theory, a flood
James Gleick
Adult Nonfiction Z665 .G547 2011

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ContentsPage
Prologuep. 3
1 - Drums That Talkp. 13
2 - The Persistence of the Wordp. 28
3 - Two Wordbooksp. 51
4 - To Throw the Powers of Thought into Wheel-Workp. 78
5 - A Nervous System for the Earthp. 125
6 - New Wires, New Logicp. 168
7 - Information Theoryp. 204
8 - The Informational Turnp. 233
9 - Entropy and Its Demonsp. 269
10 - Life's Own Codep. 287
11 - Into the Meme Poolp. 310
12 - The Sense of Randomnessp. 324
13 - Information Is Physicalp. 355
14 - After the Floodp. 373
15 - New News Every Dayp. 398
Epiloguep. 413
Acknowledgmentsp. 427
Notesp. 429
Bibliographyp. 477
Indexp. 505


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