The contributions by Norbert Wiener
in cybernetics and its impact on the human condition serve as the starting point for Information Ethics (IE)2,3.
Hulbert introduces us to 15-year-old Norbert Wiener
and 11-year-old William Sidis, both sons of highly accomplished Russian Jews, who were admitted to Harvard University in the early 20th century.
They were opinions from the late 1940s of one of the pioneers of the information age, Norbert Wiener
, known as the father of cybernetics.
That it could be all these things and not be wholly incoherent is a testament to the genius of its creator, the mathematician and philosopher Norbert Wiener
. In charting the rise, fall, and legacy of cybernetics, Kline attempts to prove, mostly successfully, that it was cybernetics that gave rise to the coinage and conception of our "information age."
The authors favor Norbert Wiener
's quote that "information is not matter; information is not energy." They interpret Wiener, the father of cybernetics, to mean that information is ".
Pedrosa reportedly presented Palatnik with a book by mathematician Norbert Wiener
that became instrumental to Palatnik's turn to kineticism.
Indeed, revolutions in computerization and cybernetic systems maintain a prominent position throughout the book: specifically, inventor Norbert Wiener
's predictions about the impact robotization would have on manufacturing in the United States.
In chapter 1 ("Archiving: Temporality, Storage, and Interactivity in Cybernetics"), the author commences with a definition of cybernetics that was developed by the mathematician Norbert Wiener
and his colleagues at MIT and defines the term as "a science of control or prediction of future action" accordingly (p.