About the Program
Acclaimed science writer James Gleick discusses his latest work: a history of information. Beginning with the development of various alphabets and ending with what's expected next from the information age, the author of "Chaos" chronicles the evolution of how thoughts and knowledge have been passed from one to another throughout human history. He talks with Frank Rose, a contributing editor of Wired magazine and the author of "The Art of Immersion."
James Gleick is the author of several books, including Chaos: Making a New Science, a finalist for the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize and Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything. He is a a former columnist for the New York Times Magazine and the first editor of the Best American Science Writing series. For more information, visit around.com.
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