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The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

James Gleick, the author of the best sellers Chaos and Genius, now brings us a work just as astonishing and masterly: a revelatory chronicle and meditation that shows how information has become the modern era’s defining quality—the blood, the fuel, the vital principle of our world.

The story of information begins in a time profoundly unlike our own, when every thought and utterance vanishes as soon as it is born. From the invention of scripts and alphabets to the long-misunderstood talking drums of Africa, Gleick tells the story of information technologies that changed the very nature of human consciousness…

Submitted:Mar 16, 2011
Author:James Gleick
Brand:Pantheon
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Category:History
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Amazon.com: The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood (9780375423727): James Gleick: Books

Amazon.com: The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood (9780375423727): James Gleick: Books

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