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Santiago Siri founder of Democracy Earth Foundation, a non-profit organization backed by Y Combinator and Templeton Foundation building open source censorship resistant digital democracies. Also co-founder of Partido de la Red, a political party that ran for elections with candidates committed to people's will online in 2013. Partner of Bitex.la, leading bitcoin exchange in South America operating from Buenos Aires since 2014. Author of "Hacktivismo",​ published in 2015 by Random House. Argentine.
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Gödel, Escher, Bach
An Eternal Golden Braid
Douglas R. Hofstadter - Feb 05, 1999 (first published in 1979)
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Douglas Hofstadter's book is concerned directly with the nature of “maps” or links between formal systems. However, according to Hofstadter, the formal system that underlies all mental activity transcends the system that supports it. If life can grow out of the formal chemical substrate of the cell, if consciousness can emerge out of a formal syste...
Santiago Siri
Jun 25, 2020
@owocki whenever i get asked a book to recommend, "gödel, escher, bach" always tops the list in my mind.     source
Now
The Physics of Time
Richard A. Muller - Sep 18, 2017 (first published in 2016)
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You are reading the word now right now. But what does that mean? What makes the ephemeral moment now so special? Its enigmatic character has bedeviled philosophers, priests, and modern-day physicists from Augustine to Einstein and beyond. Einstein showed that the flow of time is affected by both velocity and gravity, yet he despaired at his failure...
Santiago Siri
Aug 27, 2018
@Sawcruhteez check out this great book “now: the physics of time”. it aims to detect using every possible path in modern physics the presence of the arrow of time. afaik there’s only now ;)     source