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How did the invention of the alphabet change language, according to Gleick? What was the significance of this change?

How is information different from meaning? Can the two things be completely separated?

What does the future of information processing hold, in Gleick's view? Is he optimistic?

How does the concept of entropy connect the various branches of science?

How does Gleick connect the technologies of the telegraph and telephone to modern computers?

What role does uncertainty play in information theory> Is it important?

How was the Internet changed our relationship to information? How have we learned to cope with these changes?

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