May 6th Links…

Computing links:

  • Claude Shannon: Tinkerer, Prankster, and Father of Information Theory Said to be one of the most important men of the Information Age. “..American mathematician and electrical engineer whose groundbreaking work laid out the theoretical foundation for modern digital communications”.
  • Rise of the Robots: Review and Reflection Book review of Martin Ford’s Rise of the Robots. The book considers the impact of the growth of information technology (IT) on the human labor market, and how the trend towards greater automation could eventually eliminate a substantial number of jobs. The result could be a radical, and disruptive, reshaping of the global economy.

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