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Cybernetics: Or the Political Economy of Information

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science
Location
Russell Room, Natural History Building, 2049
Date
Apr 25, 2024   3:00 - 5:00 pm  
Contact
Brian Jefferson
E-Mail
bjjeffer@illinois.edu
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Campus Humanities Calendar

While communication and control engineering, neurophysiology, statistical mechanics, and digital computing are recognized for their impact on cybernetics, political economy‚Äôs influence is scarcely known. Professor Jefferson traces the role of political economy in the cybernetic description of information to stimulate discussion about socially viable modes of producing, circulating, and consuming information. 

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