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  • Still, in preparing himself to be in the same league as the great popular stylists of modern scientific expression James Gleick, Tim Ferris and Freeman Dyson come to mind, it couldn't have hurt.

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  • More Blowing Up the Book Other interactive science titles are making use of animation and video, including "Chaos," by James Gleick, a study of the science of chaos that weaves in animation and video interviews to explain theories such as the butterfly effect, and "The Magic of Reality," by Richard Dawkins, an iPad app that has animation, illustrations, quizzes and games that explain the origins of the universe and humanity.

    Reading List: A Guide to New and Coming Enhanced Books

  • John Horgan's review of James Gleick's "The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood" Bookshelf, March 1 made me think of the information in Hindustani classical music.

    Music Is a Kind of Information, Too

  • James Gleick's "Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman" 1992 is a more supple treatment of the same basic material.

    A Curious Mind

  • JASON: James Gleick, author of The Information has said that ideas influence evolution:Ideas have retained some of the properties of organisms ...

    Jason Silva: Darwin's Pharmacy: Sex, Plants and the Evolution of the Noosphere

  • James Gleick's "The Information" gives Shannon his due and much more.

    Little Bits Go a Long Way

  • Highlights included: a talk by and interview with Ray Kurzweil a personal favorite; Sarah Miller Caldicott, Thomas Edison's great grandniece; James Gleick, who's written books on amongst other fascinating subjects, Richard Feynman, Nobel Laureate in Physics; Susan Herman, President of the ACLU; and a crowd favorite, Marco Tempest, who put a smile on everybody's face.

    Bill Robinson: The World Technology Awards

  • As James Gleick wrote earlier this year in the Time 100 series, “The scientific touchstones of our age—the Bomb, space travel, electronics—all bear his fingerprints.”

    American Sketches

  • The classical theory set forth in Chaos: Making a New Science by James Gleick in 1987 is that “a butterfly stirring the air today in Peking can transform storm systems next month in New York.”

    Deliver Us From Chaos: Ten Political Commandments

  • This entry was written by Joshua Benton, posted on December 5, 2008 at 9:35 am, and tagged Adrian Monck, Bill Densmore, book publishing, Clay Shirky, democracy, James Gleick, political reporting.

    Morning Links: December 5, 2008 » Nieman Journalism Lab


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