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Noise Author Bart Kosko Mobi ✓ 272 pages Download Ä From the well known science commentator and bestselling author of Fuzzy Thinking comes a revelatory look at the phenomenon of noise A celebrated maverick in the world of science Bart Kosko introduced—and continues to popularize in print and television media—the revolutioFrom the well known science commentator and bestselling author of Fuzzy Thinking comes a revelatory look at the phenomenon of noise A celebrated maverick in the world of science Bart Kosko introduced and continues to popularize in print and television media the revolutionary concept of fuzzy logic In his latest book he provides the first scientific history of noise aimed at the general reader Noise is a social nuisance a cause of deafness an working from recent memory the book's already gone back to the libraryThis title is less about the social and cultural impacts of noise as well as its evolution in our environment although it curiously and almost boringly went on at length about law regarding nuisance grazing even areas that weren't noise focused at all If you what a better treatment on this how we've grown into noisy environments as a society and how we deal with the impact of noise I recommend Discord The Story of Noise by Mike Goldsmith His treatment includes a fairly rich historical overview which I enjoyedThe subject that this book keeps lingering over one I believe is an area of specific expertise for the author was about stochastic resonance It's a subject that is rather fascinating which I knew nothing about take a signal without much obvious definition add just a little random noise to it and out pops a much clearer version The most repeated example the book gives is an extremely high contrast picture of a baboon or whatever I think I saw a pretty girl in one the book used a black and white example for ease of printing You cannot really tell what it is at first Then some noise is added and the result is an instantly recognizable and useful image with the effect being just like using diffusion dither to simulate shades of grey in a medium that is strictly black and white Add too much noise and the image is lost again in featureless snowThe end notes are uite extensive and amount to almost one third of the entire book They also get uite math heavy suitable to someone with experience or interest in the field whereas the book text is written for a lay readerAlso of note was the interesting discussion of noise colors white noise pink noise brown noise etc which boiled down to the distribution of energy across freuencies in the noise spectra

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Ermeates both the world around us and within us Along the way he covers many compelling topics from noise’s possible role in the ice ages to noise pollution laws the use of noise to generate synthetic speech and Hedy Lamarr’s contribution to noisy wireless communication The result is a vastly entertaining and illuminating scientific journey that promises to do for noise what James Gleick did for chaos make it vital fascinating and releva Extraordinarily interesting subject matter rather clumsily explained He either spends too much time explaining simple concepts or blasting through college courses in a paragraph Gets 4 stars for doing what all nonfiction should taught me some and inspired me to learn

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Noise Author Bart KosD high blood pressure and an all around annoyance But what is noise really As Kosko simply states “Noise is a signal that you don’t like” It occurs at every level of the physical universe from the big bang to blaring car alarms Today noise is considered the curse of the information age but in fact not all noise is bad Debunking this and many other commonly held beliefs about noise Kosko gives readers a vivid sense of how deeply noise p It provided an interesting perspective on what exactly noise is and how he thinks it differentiates from music Noise is a nuisance But not this book I thought it was very good so i'm going to give it a solid 4 stars