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Gleick writes: We know about streaming information, parsing it, sorting it, matching it, and filtering it. Share Article Tweet. James Gleick.
New York: Pantheon, What do electrical circuits have in common with African talking drums and the human genome? All of these -- plus the alphabet, logarithms, vacuum tubes, quantum particles, Morse code, and more -- are carriers of information. James Gleick's latest book thoroughly explores this idea within a history of the development of information theory; the Prologue includes the observation that "information is what our world runs on: the blood and the fuel, the vital principle.
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