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Gleick’s story begins at the turn of the twentieth century with the young H.
A host of forces were converging to transmute the human understanding of time, some philosophical and some technological – the electric telegraph, the steam railroad, the discovery of buried civilisations, and the perfection of clocks.
Finally, he delves into a temporal shift that is unsettling our own moment: Winner of the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Booksthe world’s leading prize for popular science writing.
We live in the information age. But every era of history has had its own information revolution: New,Mint Condition,Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon,Guaranteed packaging,No quibbles returns Richard Feynman was the most brilliant and influential physicist of our time.
Architect of quantum theories, enfant terrible of the atomic bomb project, caustic inquisitor on the space shuttle commission, ebulent bongo-player and storyteller – Feynman played a bewildering assortment of roles in the science of the post-war era. A brilliant interweaving of Richard Feynman’s colourful life and a detailed and accessible account of his theories and experiments. New,Mint Condition,Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon,Guaranteed packaging,No quibbles returns Time rules our lives.
The frenetic purpose – more than we want to admit, is to save time.
Think of one gleickk those conveniences that best convey the most elemental feeling of power over cteacin passing seconds: In your hurry sickness, you may find yourself punching 88 glelck instead of 90 because it is faster to tap the same digit twice. Do you stand at the microwave for that minute and a half? Or is that long enough to make a quick call or run in the next room to finish paying a bill? If haste is the gas pedal for the pace of our lives, then multi-tasking is overdrive.
FASTER dissects with acute insight and mordant wit our unceasing daily struggle to squeeze as much as we can – but never enough – into the minutes of each day. Speed is the key strategy for saving time, and James Gleick shows us how in just about every area – from business cycle time to beeper medicine, from Federal Express to quick playback buttons on answering machines, from the lq of television to our growing need to do two things at once, how speed has become the experience we all have in common – it, more than the message, is what connects us.
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New,Mint Condition,Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon,Guaranteed packaging,No quibbles returns Chaos exists in systems all around us. Even the simplest system of cause and effect can be subject to chaos, denying us accurate predictions of its behaviour, and sometimes giving rise to astonishing structures of large-scale order.
Our growing understanding of Chaos Theory is having fascinating applications in the real world cfeacin from technology to global warming, politics, human behaviour, and even gambling on the stock market. He uses accessible maths and physics replacing complex equations with simple examples like pendulums, railway lines, and tossing coins to explain the theory, and points to numerous examples in philosophy and literature Edgar Allen Poe, Chang-Tzu, Arthur Conan Doyle that illuminate the problems.
The beauty of fractal patterns and their relation to chaos, as well as the history of chaos, and its uses in the real world and implications for the philosophy of science are all discussed acos this Very Short Introduction. The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area.
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