What is Information? was designed by Greg Van Alstyne and Garry Ing.
Print on demand (POD) and distribution organized with the generous guidance of Nimble Books.
Typefaces: Skolar (2007), designed by David Březina, published by Rosetta.
Etica (2000), designed by Leftloft (Milan), published by TypeTogether.
Cover collage by Greg Van Alstyne with image elements courtesy Kwamikagami; Jer Thorp; Vossman; Edmund B. Wilson; Zephyris, under Creative Commons license. Chapter introductory images courtesy their respective authors via Flickr.com, under Creative Commons license.
Stuart Kauffman, Teemu Rajala
Schroedinger, Public Domain, 1933
Claude Shannon, it-science.net
Norbert Wiener, Konrad Jacobs
Macy Conference participants, www.asc-cybernetics.org
Gregory Bateson, Eliot Elisofon
R. A. Fisher, Public Domain
Maxwell, G. J. Stodart
Leo_Szilard, U.S. Department of Energy, Pubic Domain
Cell, National Center for Biotechnology Information
Cells in culture, John Schmidt
DNA, RNA and a protein, Zephyris
Katherine Hayles, Dave Pape
Marshall McLuhan, John Reeves
Marshall McLuhan and Robert K. Logan, Maria Ielenszky Logan
Clay token, Marie-Lan Nguyen
Images of clay envelopes, Marie-Lan Nguyen
Clay tablet, Jastrow
Mesopotamian letters, Semitic, Greek, and Roman alphabets, Kwamikagami
Proto-Sinaitic script, Zander Schubert
Alphabets and Semitic scripts, Wikipedia
Hindu, Arabic and Roman numerals, abacus, Madden, GFDL
Painting of Adam and Eve, Public Domain
Hunter gatherer, Forrester’s Pictorial Miscellany for the Family Circle, 1855, Public Domain
Egyptian farming, The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei
Biosphere, NASA/Apollo 17 crew taken by either Harrison Schmitt or Ron Evans
Noam Chomsky, Duncan Rawlinson
Religious symbols, Wikipedia
Crab Nebula, NASA, ESA, J. Hester and A. Loll, Arizona State University
Photograph of telescope, Andrew Dunn
Physics collage, Wikipedia
Isaac Newton, Portsmouth Estate, 1689
Portrait of Isaac Newton, William Blake
Gutenberg Bible, Kevin Eng
Printing press, Philip B. Meggs