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Who was Claude Shannon?

August 6, 201445 min
TechStuff salutes an incredibly influential (and yet relatively unknown) tech genius: Claude Shannon. What did he do?Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit