Mount Auburn Book Club: A Mind at Play: Claude Shannon by Jimmy Soni & Rob Goodman
Biographers Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman present the story of Claude Shannon in A Mind at Play: Claude Shannon (2017). Shannon was one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century and the architect of the Information Age. Claude Shannon was a groundbreaking polymath, a brilliant tinkerer, and a digital pioneer and he is buried at Mount Auburn on Begonia Path.
Each month, the Mount Auburn Book Club meets to discuss a selected work related to one of Mount Auburn’s many facets. Selections range from books on history, natural history, horticulture, art, architecture, preservation, and wildlife to books written by or about those now buried and commemorated here. The Book Club meets in Story Chapel on the second Thursday of each month. Coffee and tea are provided. Free.
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