The Resource Dark Hero of the Information Age : In Search of Norbert Wiener, The Father of Cybernetics

Dark Hero of the Information Age : In Search of Norbert Wiener, The Father of Cybernetics

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Dark Hero of the Information Age : In Search of Norbert Wiener, The Father of Cybernetics
Title
Dark Hero of the Information Age
Title remainder
In Search of Norbert Wiener, The Father of Cybernetics
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of Norbert Wiener, child prodigy and brilliant MIT mathematician
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Conway, Flo
LC call number
QA29.W497 -- C66 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Siegelman, Jim
  • ProQuest (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cybernetics
  • Mathematicians -- United States -- Biography
  • Wiener, Norbert, -- 1894-1964
Label
Dark Hero of the Information Age : In Search of Norbert Wiener, The Father of Cybernetics
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=876408
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
CONTENTS -- PROLOGUE Time Past, Time Present -- PART ONE The Elephant's Child -- 1. The Most Remarkable Boy in the World -- 2. Young Wiener -- 3. The Wunderkind and the Frau-Professor -- 4. Weak Currents, Light Computers -- 5. Wienerwalks -- 6. Birth of a Science -- PART TWO In the Court of Cybernetics -- 7. The Kinights of Circular Causality -- 8. Breakfast at Macy's -- 9. The Big Bang: Cybernetics -- 10. Wienerwalks II -- 11. Breach and Betrayal -- PART THREE Aftermath -- 12. A Scientist Rebels -- 13. A Government Reacts -- 14. Wienerwalks III -- 15. Homage to the Elephant's Child: The 'Satiable Soul of Norbert Wiener -- 16. Childhood's End -- EPILOGUE Time Future: Surviving the Global Society -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- NOTES -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX
Control code
EBC876408
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (463 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780786735617
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC876408
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL876408
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10542632
  • (CaONFJC)MIL379338
  • (OCoLC)782879170
Label
Dark Hero of the Information Age : In Search of Norbert Wiener, The Father of Cybernetics
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=876408
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
CONTENTS -- PROLOGUE Time Past, Time Present -- PART ONE The Elephant's Child -- 1. The Most Remarkable Boy in the World -- 2. Young Wiener -- 3. The Wunderkind and the Frau-Professor -- 4. Weak Currents, Light Computers -- 5. Wienerwalks -- 6. Birth of a Science -- PART TWO In the Court of Cybernetics -- 7. The Kinights of Circular Causality -- 8. Breakfast at Macy's -- 9. The Big Bang: Cybernetics -- 10. Wienerwalks II -- 11. Breach and Betrayal -- PART THREE Aftermath -- 12. A Scientist Rebels -- 13. A Government Reacts -- 14. Wienerwalks III -- 15. Homage to the Elephant's Child: The 'Satiable Soul of Norbert Wiener -- 16. Childhood's End -- EPILOGUE Time Future: Surviving the Global Society -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- NOTES -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX
Control code
EBC876408
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (463 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780786735617
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC876408
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL876408
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10542632
  • (CaONFJC)MIL379338
  • (OCoLC)782879170

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