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Documentary Night: Claude Shannon

April 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

We proudly present an IEEE foundation video documentary entitled: “The Bit Player“. One of Michigan’s famous sons, however not many Michiganians know about him – Indeed few know that Claude E. Shannon is also credited as the father of “Information Theory”. You will learn more about him and at the same time get a refresher on the mankind changing impact Claude Elmwood Shannon made on the world today. This documentary was made in 2018 and brought to you by the [IEEE Foundation](https://www.ieeefoundation.org/) who partially funded this along with the [IEEE Information Theory Society.](https://www.itsoc.org/) The trailer for this 90-minute video is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3OldEtfBrE&authuser=0

AFTER the movie – we can have a brief discussion session. NOTE: You must supply your own soda pop and popcorn! 🙂

Trivia may also follow, so bring your Jeopardy hats too.

We are celebrating this on the occasion of Shannon’s birthday (April 30th, 1916).

Agenda:
4:00 PM – Welcome, Chapter business update; (on your own) Pizza, Popcorn and Soda Pop4:05 PM – Documentary Start5:05 PM – End of Documentary; Start of Q & A; Group Discussion
5:30 PM – Wrap Up

Virtual: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/384628