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Recounts the true story of a group of young computer wizards who set out to beat the system at Las Vegas by means of mathematical theory and computers, small enough to be hidden in shoes, that communicate with each other by radio and body sensors
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Thomas Bass was a member of the group whose adventures are chronicled in The Eudaemonic Pie. He writes for The New Yorker, Wired, and other magazines. He lives in New York and Paris.
“A veritable piñata of a book, which when smashed by the reader’s enthusiastic attention, showers upon him everything from the history of useless roulette systems to the latest developments in chaos theory.” —The New York Times
“An astonishing and fascinating tale of scientific heroism.” —Richard Dawkins
“Bass has done the best job so far of capturing the marriage of technical imagination and the communal coziness that gave birth to Silicon Valley.” —Los Angeles Times
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin, 1985. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110395353351
Book Description Houghton Mifflin, 1985. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0395353351
Book Description Houghton Mifflin. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0395353351 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0139544