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Special Lecture: The Information Age

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James Gleick was born in New York City in 1954. He graduated from Harvard College in 1976 and helped found Metropolis, an alternative weekly newspaper in Minneapolis. Then he worked for ten years as an editor and reporter for The New York Times.
 
He is the author of The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood. His first book, Chaos, was a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist and a national bestseller. He collaborated with the photographer Eliot Porter on Nature’s Chaos and with developers at Autodesk on Chaos: The Software. His other books include the best-selling biographies, Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman and Isaac Newton, both shortlisted for the Pulitzer Prize, as well as Faster and What Just Happened. They have been translated into thirty languages.
 
In 1989-90 he was the McGraw Distinguished Lecturer at Princeton University. For some years he wrote the Fast Forward column in the New York Times Magazine.
 
With Uday Ivatury, he founded The Pipeline, a pioneering New York City-based Internet service in 1993, and was its chairman and chief executive officer until 1995. He was the first editor of the Best American Science Writing series. He is active on the boards of the Authors Guild and the Key West Literary Seminar.
 
The Polytech Museum is going to organize an open lecture on James Gleick’s last book "The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood."  The lecture will be take place on May 21 2016 in one of the pavilions of the Russian National Exhibition Center. It will be with simultaneous translation and will be free to public.
Подробности
Дата:

23.05.2016

Время:

15:30-17:30

Адрес:

Москва, Американский центр при Посольстве США, Новинский бульвар, 21

Организатор:

Американский центр в Москве

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