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a very early attempt to analyse "information" philosophically. There are further references to earlier literature as well, mainly in cybernetic-oriented contexts. All interesting from a historical perspective on the origin of PI.
Philosophy & Technology will host this year a special issue on History and Philosophy of Computing (G.Primiero, L. De Mol eds.). Three of the articles forthcoming in this issue are already available as Online First:
I have been reading this book by a colleague at UCL, a historian of technology. It examines the interrelationship between thinking about technology, and the development of the computer, and the organization and reorganization of the UK civil service. It's a pretty illuminating way of thinking about both issues. Might be of interest to other philosophers of information.