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MIDAS Seminar: Jimmy Soni & Rob Goodman, authors of “A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age”

September 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Rackham Building, 4th Floor

Authors Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman will talk about their new book on U-M alum Claude Shannon: “A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age.”

The talk will be followed by a book signing.

Jimmy Soni is an author and editor. He has worked as an editor at The New York Observer and The Washington Examiner. He has worked as a speechwriter, and his writing and commentary have appeared in Slate, The Atlantic, and CNN. He is a graduate of Duke University and was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30. With Rob Goodman, he is the coauthor of Rome’s Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar and A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age.

Rob Goodman is a doctoral candidate at Columbia University and a former congressional speechwriter. He has written for Slate, The Atlantic, Politico Magazine, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. His scholarly work has appeared in History of Political Thought, the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, and The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. With Jimmy Soni, he is the coauthor of Rome’s Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar and A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age.

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September 22
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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Rackham Building, 4th Floor
915 E. Washington
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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