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Gleick’s The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood: “When Information is Cheap, Attention is Expensive”

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Gleick's The Information

Written by Pulitzer short-lister and National Book Award-finalist James Gleick, The Information sets out to offer an informative information history. Beginning in a pre-literate world when any “information” vanished as soon as it appeared, Gleick presents an account of talking drums in Africa, a widely misunderstood but incredibly advanced mode of communication. Gleick then moves...