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A New Kind of Science

Stephen Wolfram

Physics and computer science genius Stephen Wolfram, whose Mathematica computer language launched a multimillion-dollar company, now sets his sights on a more daunting goal: understanding the universe. Wolfram lets the world see his work in A New Kind of Science, a gorgeous, 1,280-page tome more than a decade in the making. With patience, insight, ...
Publish Date
May 13
First Published in 1997
Goodreads rating
This book is not a book, but a monument. I have been reading rules from it for 10 years.      source
Apr 18, 2020
Here's my conversation with @stephen_wolfram, computer scientist and physicist, who has inspired a generation of researchers with the beauty & power of computation and whose book A New Kind of Science first led me to fall in love with cellular automata:      source
A series of epiphanies from the author and others that the world is really interesting when you look at iterative algorithms applied millions and billions of times.      source