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user-inactivated  ·  310 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Slate's 50 Best Nonfiction Books of the Past 25 Years

I read The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood . It's like Godel, Escher and Bach in that information theory is something that it's easy for a math geek to get mystical about, and like Godel, Escher and Bach in that it's like listening to someone describe their first acid trip to you at great, tedious length.