1. Leviathan 2. Darwin Among the Machines 3. The General Wind 4. On Computable Numbers 5. The Proving Ground 6. Rats in a Cathedral 7. Symbiogenesis 8. On Distributed Communications 9. Theory of Games and Economic Behavior 10. There's Plenty of Room at the Top 11. Last and First Men 12. Fiddling While Rome Burns
George Dyson is a historian of technology and the author of Turing's Cathedral, Baidarka, and Project Orion. He lives in Washington State.
Nature "An extraordinarily exciting, intriguing and very idiosyncratic book... An almost perfect example of the effective literary treatment of scientific subjects." Los Angeles Times "An original, creative work of intellectual history." Newsweek "A cogent, succinct history of thinkers and thinking that paved the way, occasionally unwittingly, to today's technology."