57 min

Claude Shannon: The Story of How One Man Created the Information Age | Jimmy Soni Hidden Forces

    • Investing

In Episode 47, Demetri speaks with Jimmy Soni about the father of Information Theory, Claude Shannon. His foundational work, A Mathematical Theory of Communication, showed that information can be quantified, measured, and manipulated. The subsequent digitization of information transformed the foundation of our society, thrusting us into an era, and an economy, dominated by knowledge. In this episode, Soni dives into Shannon’s work, outlining why it is the most important thesis of the 20th century.

In Episode 47, Demetri speaks with Jimmy Soni about the father of Information Theory, Claude Shannon. His foundational work, A Mathematical Theory of Communication, showed that information can be quantified, measured, and manipulated. The subsequent digitization of information transformed the foundation of our society, thrusting us into an era, and an economy, dominated by knowledge. In this episode, Soni dives into Shannon’s work, outlining why it is the most important thesis of the 20th century.

57 min

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