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By Norbert Wiener

Only a number of books stand as landmarks in social and medical upheaval. Norbert Wiener's vintage is one in that small corporation. founding father of the technology of cybernetics—the examine of the connection among desktops and the human anxious system—Wiener used to be commonly misunderstood as one that endorsed the automation of human lifestyles. As this ebook unearths, his imaginative and prescient was once even more complicated and fascinating. He was hoping that machines could unencumber humans from relentless and repetitive drudgery so one can in attaining extra artistic ambitions. even as he learned the chance of dehumanizing and displacement. His e-book examines the results of cybernetics for schooling, legislations, language, technological know-how, know-how, as he anticipates the large impact—in impression, a 3rd business revolution—that the pc has had on our lives.

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