Screening of "The Bit Player"

To Canadian Life Members,

Several Life Members Affinity Group chairs have asked me to share the following information about a London event with a film on Claude Shannon, the overlooked genius that was probably the first to use the term bit (Binary digit).

Registration is required to get the link for the meeting.

-John Harris
Canada Life Members Committee

To view complete details for this event, click here to view the announcement

Screening of "The Bit Player"

You are invited to a screening of "The Bit Player" - a documentary about Claude Shannon the creator of the "Shannon Theory".  You will learn more about or get a refresher on the impact Claude Elmwood Shannon made on the world today.

The trailer for this 90 minute video is

This documentary was made in 2018 and brought to you by the IEEE Foundation who parially funded this along with the IEEE Information Theory Society.

There will be time after for discuss if you wish to participate. 

Date and Time

  • Date: 20 Jan 2021
  • Time: 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
  • All times are America/Toronto


London Section Joint Chapter, COM19/BT02


  • Starts 08 January 2021 10:59 AM
  • Ends 20 January 2021 12:00 PM
  • All times are America/Toronto
  • No Admission Charge


Welcome and introductions

Messages from IEEE Foundation and IEEE Canadian Foundation

Screening of "The Bit Player"

Discussion on Claude Shannon and Information Theory