Daily Archives: March 18, 2011

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Bookmarks for March 15th through March 18th

These are my links for March 15th through March 18th: Book Review – The Information – By James Gleick – NYTimes.com – The universe, the 18th-century mathematician and philosopher Jean Le Rond d’Alembert said, “would only be one fact and one great truth for whoever knew how to embrace it from a single point of view.” James Gleick has such a perspective, and signals it in the first word of the title of his new book, “The Information,” using the definite article we usually reserve for totalities like the universe, the ether — and the Internet. Information, he argues, is […]