Tag: Web

Salute to Shannon

I just read the New Yorker’s article titled “Claude Shannon, the Father of the Information Age, Turns 1100100.” The evocation of Shannon’s career took me back decades ago to the 20th century’s last quarter. It was the academic year 1967-1968. And I was an eighteen-year old freshman student at the Institut Polytechnique de Conakry (Guinea). I was in Propedeutics, which, then, designated the first of…

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