Bit By Bit, ‘The Information’ Reveals Everything

http://www.npr.org/player/v2/mediaPlayer.html?action=1&t=1&islist=false&id=134366651&m=134371366 March 8, 2011 The Information, written by James Gleick, covers nearly everything — jungle drums, language, Morse code, telegraphy, telephony, quantum mechanics, thermodynamics, genetics and more — as it relates to information, which he describes as the “fundamental core of things.” Information theory can now be seen as the overarching concept for our times, […]