By Jimmy Soni,Rob Goodman
**Named a most sensible e-book of the yr through Bloomberg and Nature**
**'Best of 2017' by means of The Morning Sun**
"We owe Claude Shannon much, and Soni & Goodman’s ebook takes a major first step in paying that debt." —San Francisco overview of Books
"Soni and Goodman are at their top once they invoke the beauty an concept can instill. They summon the best point of awe whereas preventing in need of hyperbole." —Financial Times
"Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman make a resounding case for his or her subtitle whereas reminding us that Shannon by no means made this declare himself." —The Wall highway Journal
"Soni and Goodman have performed their research...A brain at Play reveals the amazing human at the back of one of the most very important theoretical and functional contributions to the data age." —Nature
"A brain at Play shows us that you just needn't be a genius to profit from a genius. Claude Shannon's creative, bright existence demonstrates how very important the act of play should be to creating the main of work." —Inc.
“A captivating account of 1 of the 20 th century’s such a lot uncommon scientists…Readers will take pleasure in this portrait of a modern day Da Vinci.” —Fortune
In their moment collaboration, biographers Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman current the tale of Claude Shannon—one of the main intellects of the 20th century and the architect of the data Age, whose insights stand in the back of each laptop outfitted, e mail despatched, video streamed, and website loaded. Claude Shannon was once a groundbreaking polymath, a super tinkerer, and a electronic pioneer. He developed the 1st wearable machine, outfoxed Vegas casinos, and outfitted juggling robots. He additionally wrote the seminal textual content of the electronic revolution, which has been referred to as “the Magna Carta of the data Age.” during this elegantly written, exhaustively researched biography, Soni and Goodman show Claude Shannon’s complete tale for the 1st time. With specified entry to Shannon’s friends and family, A brain at Play brings this singular innovator and constantly playful genius to life.
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