A Mind at Play

At the turn of the century, in interned for a summer in Bell Labs in New Jersey. It was my first real work experience and was a thrilling period of my life to work at a place that had produced 9 noble prize winners. Many geniuses ihad worked there and to walk the halls was a privilege. One of those geniuses was Claude Shannon who was an American mathematician, electrical engineer, and cryptographer known as “the father of information theory”.

You will be fascinated to find out how genisues like Shannon laid the stones for machine learning and AI as we know it today.

Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman’s book A Mind at Play is a biography on
Claude Shannon.