The reader is excellent. The book is wide-ranging and very, very good. However, it's highly intellectual material and not great for, say, long drives or exercising. I ended up buying it in paper to be able to jump back and forth through data and time. Paper rocks.
Some interesting ideas, but Gleick goes off on too many tangents for my tastes and tended to drag in parts. It was hard for me to identify the unifying idea of the book. I actually didn't finish listening to the second half...
Say something about yourself!
This is everything that every computer nerd should know. All of the background stories may not be interesting, but you are going to hear them anyway.
People who don't like compelling books, people with a lot of time on their hands.
Too long, not focused. Kind of forgettable.
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