You may view or remove these audiobooks on the shopping cart page. Listen Free to Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age audiobook by Jimmy Soni, Rob Goodman with a 30 Day Free Trial! Cancel anytime. That's an issue for many children, because most schools still cling to a one-size-fits-all education philosophy. The firm has earned profits of more than $100 billion; Simons is worth 23 billion dollars.Â, By: Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet and iOS and Android devices. Get instant access to all your favorite books. A prominent physicist and award-winning educator at one of the nation’s top liberal arts colleges, Professor Schumacher is also a pioneer in the field of quantum information, which is the latest exciting development in this dynamic scientific field.Â, By: Listen online or offline with Android, iOS, web, Chromecast, and Google Assistant. Paul Dirac was among the great scientific geniuses of the modern age. Asked to name a great physicist, most people would mention Newton or Einstein, Feynman or Hawking. This is biography as it should be, but seldom is." He constructed fire-breathing trumpets and customized unicycles, outfoxed Vegas casinos, and built juggling robots, but he also wrote the seminal text of the digital revolution. I was interested in this biography primarily because of the ubiquity of Shannon's theories in my field, and found that this book mostly satisfied that curiosity with the more mundane biographical elements serving as entertaining asides. As a result, children struggle because their learning patterns don't fit the schools they are in. I wouldn't say the biography is particularly deep in either the personal or professional domains, but it was an easy listen that was deep enough for the casually interested person. 6209 Mid Rivers Mall Dr., Ste 303 • St. Peters, MO, 63304. It's the story of Shannon's life as an often reclusive, always playful genius. Claude Shannon was a tinkerer, a playful wunderkind, a groundbreaking polymath, and a digital pioneer whose insights made the Information Age possible. Edward O. Thorp, Podcast Check out our Behind the Mic podcast. In the 1960s, when computers where regarded as mere giant calculators, J.C.R. highly recommended. Some of these mind games are easy to detect and identify and others are not. It's the story of the origins of information in the tunnels of MIT and the "idea factory" of Bell Labs, in the "scientists' war" with Nazi Germany, and in the work of Shannon's collaborators and rivals. Even more revolutionary progress is expected in the future. Â, By: Audio CD (Unabridged) $ 44.99. By: . [Jimmy Soni; Rob Goodman; Jonathan Yen] -- "Claude Shannon was a tinkerer, a playful wunderkind, a groundbreaking polymath, and a digital pioneer whose insights made the Information Age possible. Also, I really got a kick out of a story about Claude Shannon helping his daughter with her math homework and saying, "Why did they change math?". By: Your mind is more likely to wander when listening to audiobooks, but by applying the methods and suggestions I am about to share, you can become an outlier and separate yourself from your competitors who are not able to fill idle time with learning. Get 50% off this audiobook at the AudiobooksNow online audio book store and download or stream it right to your computer, smartphone or tablet. He was inspired by the Golden Age of Radio, and while the gold was gone by the time he got there, he has carried that inspiration through to commercial work, voice acting, and stage productions. Claude Shannon was a tinkerer, a playful wunderkind, a groundbreaking polymath, and a digital pioneer whose insights made the Information Age possible. The reader is an annoying combination of Mason Adams and Casey Kasem and reads like it is aimed at third graders. Download and start listening now! It certainly convinced me that Information Theory would probably have been better named as Information Transmission Theory. It seems as if the authors felt they didn't have enough information, so they resort to listing many of his fellow grade school students and writing too much about his parents, with little about Shannon's relationships with these people. Narrators. Along the way, he offers intimate biographical sketches of celebrated and neglected thinkers, from the physicist Emmy Noether to the computing pioneer Alan Turing and the discoverer of fractals, Benoit Mandelbrot. Nassim Nicholas Taleb - foreword, Narrated by: By: Narrated by Mel Levine. Now, Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman bring Claude Shannon's story to life. ©2017 Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman (P)2017 Tantor, "Lucid and fascinating...Soni and Goodman open an engrossing window onto what a mind hard at work can do." Graham Farmelo. His work gave mathematicians and engineers the tools to bring that world to pass. This group of brilliant engineers worked in isolation, almost entirely independent from industry and the traditional academic community. A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age [Audiobook] by Rob Goodman, Jimmy Soni English | July 18th, 2017 | ASIN: B073KVK1K6, ISBN: 1541454642 | MP3@64 kbps | 11 hrs 51 mins | 326.13 MB Narrator: Jonathan Yen Claude Shannon was a tinkerer, a playful wunderkind, a groundbreaking polymath, and a digital pioneer whose insights made the Information Age possible. Licklider at MIT saw them as the ultimate communications devices. 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