Monthly Archives: March 2014

Interview with Fred Turner

I don’t usually post any of the interviews I do for Figure/Ground Communication here, but this one was relevant to the history of information and communication in a big way. We talked democracy, cybernetics, media history, and a lot more. Click here for a look at my interview with Fred Turner. For those of you […]

The Concept of Information in Contemporary Science (1965)

The proceedings from the Sixth Symposium at Royaumont in 1962 were titled Le concept d’information dans la science contemporaine (The Concept of Information in Contemporary Science) and were published three years later in Paris in 1965 by Les Éditions de Minuit. In attendance were Gilbert Simondon, Norbert Wiener, Martial Gueroult, Giorgio de Santillana, Lucien Goldmann, […]