Thought you all would like to read this... on the passing of a juggling
Shannon's juggling Theorem: http://www.dube.com/apparel/1.html
More of this juggling genius at
For those interested, background & bio:
An explanation of Shannon's Unified Field Theory of Juggling Proportion:
From: Arthur Lewbel [mailto:lewbel@...
Posted At: 28 February 2001 08:51
Posted To: juggling
Conversation: Claude Shannon
Subject: Claude Shannon
Claude Shannon, one of the greatest minds of the 20th century, and
inventor of Shannon's juggling Theorem and creator of the original
juggling robot, died on Saturday, Feb. 24, at the age of 84, after a
lengthy struggle with Alzheimer's
disease. Those of us who knew him will miss him greatly.
I spoke to his wife today; she said his passing was peaceful and
Among his many (nonjuggling) inventions was the use of boolean algebra
for computer logic, the idea of digital (as opposed to analog)
communication, and the first paper on teaching computers to play chess.