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Claude Shannon

Claude Elwood Shannon: The Father of Information Theory

  Claude Shannon grew-up in Gaylord, Michigan during the 1920’s where he spent his free time fixing radios for a nearby department store, building radio-controlled boats, model planes, and perhaps most impressively, a telegraph system to his friend’s house that spanned a distance of a half of a mile. In 1932 Shannon left Gaylord to […]