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Given that framework of uncertainty and probability, Shannon set out in his landmark paper to systematically determine the fundamental limit of communication.
In a 1939 letter to his mentor, Vannevar Bush, Shannon outlined some of his initial ideas on “fundamental properties of general systems for the transmission of intelligence.”
Despite being the subject of the recent documentary The Bit Player — and someone whose work and research philosophy have inspired my own career — Shannon is not exactly a household name.
Playing a central role in all three is the concept of an information “bit,” used by Shannon as the basic unit of uncertainty.
Shannon’s genius lay in his observation that the key to communication is uncertainty.
TLC promptly pulled the plug on the hit series and Shannon embarked on a press tour denying the claims.Butts, Brawls, and Bill Cosby: The Biggest Celebrity Scandals of 2014 |Kevin Fallon|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The foreclosure-drama is a fascinating study of greed and class warfare, boasting excellent turns by Garfield and Shannon.Andrew Garfield on the Evils of Capitalism, the Hacking Scandal, and Criticism of ‘Spider-Man 2’|Marlow Stern|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I hate to break the news, but Molly Shannon would definitely not make it through the zombie apocalypse.
Shannon and Reilly come off as natural partners, which is not surprising given their long onscreen history together.
Shannon Maureen Conley may have been trying to join her online boyfriend in the fight for ISIS.It’s Time to Blow Up The Myth of Female Terrorists as Love-Struck Victims|Adam Rawnsley|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meeting with no resistance, the rebels again crossed the Shannon and went to Galway.
They suddenly crossed the Shannon, and cast off their English clothes with the remark, ‘Lie there for one year at least.’
The Shannon had cruised for eighteen months on the coast of America; the Chesapeake was newly out of harbor.Stories of Our Naval Heroes|Various
He paid particular attention to gunnery, and the "Shannon" ere long gained a unique reputation for excellence of shooting.
You will want to go out of my lines, Shannon, and you'll want to come back, so I'll fix it up for you.A Little Union Scout|Joel Chandler Harris