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The Cybernetics Moment

Pub Date : 2015-06-04 | Author : Ronald R. Kline | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781421416717
ISBN 13 : 1421416719

Cybernetics—the science of communication and control as it applies to machines and to humans—originates from efforts during World War II to build automatic anti-aircraft system..



Cybernetic Revolutionaries

Pub Date : 2014-01-10 | Author : Eden Medina | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262525961
ISBN 13 : 0262525968

A historical study of Chile's twin experiments with cybernetics and socialism, and what they tell us about the relationship of technology and politics...


Dark Hero Of The Information Age

Pub Date : 2006-08-29 | Author : Flo Conway | Publisher : Basic Books (AZ)

ISBN 10 : 0465013716
ISBN 13 : 9780465013715

A definitive portrait of the eccentric mathematical genius and founder of the science of cybernetics traces the life and career of Norbert Wiener; his role in the evolution of comp..


The Cybernetic Brain

Pub Date : 2010-04-15 | Author : Andrew Pickering | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 0226667928
ISBN 13 : 9780226667928

Cybernetics is often thought of as a grim military or industrial science of control. But as Andrew Pickering reveals in this beguiling book, a much more lively and experimental str..


Introduction To Economic Cybernetics

Pub Date : 2014-05-15 | Author : Oskar Lange | Publisher : Elsevier

ISBN 10 : 9781483148700
ISBN 13 : 148314870X

Introduction to Economic Cybernetics introduces the reader to economic cybernetics, that is, the application of the principles of the theory of automatic control to the problems of..


Rise Of The Machines A Cybernetic History

Pub Date : 2016-06-28 | Author : Thomas Rid | Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 9780393286014
ISBN 13 : 0393286010

A sweeping history of our deep entanglement with technology. As lives offline and online merge even more, it’s easy to forget how we got here. Rise of the Machines reclaims the s..