Documentary Night: Claude Shannon


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 ( who partially funded this along with the ( The trailer for this 90-minute video is 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: 6:00 PM - Welcome, Chapter business update; (on your own) Pizza, Popcorn and Soda Pop 6:05 PM - Documentary Start 7:05 PM - End of Documentary; Start of Q & A; Group Discussion 7:30 PM - Wrap Up Virtual: