Bach made an impromptu visit to King Frederick the Great of Prussia, and was . Gödel, Escher, and Bach are deeply intertwined in this very short Dialogue. on: Gödel, Escher, Bach: A Mental Space Odyssey Not % sure if that torrent is legit, but I’ve had the mp4 files on my harddisk for a few. I don’t think it’s at all pretentious, it’s just an exploration of a bunch of fun things that occurred to Hofstadter, some of which probably occurred to.

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I read GEB as my subway book, back in during a work stint in Parisduring my daily commute to work.

GEB – Godel Escher Bach | AcronymAttic

It is a timeless classic which will draw you in if you give it the chance it deserves. Godel, Escher, Bach may well be the maraschino cherry atop this skyscraper sundae of publications; Cornelius Escher, and Johann Sebastian Bach together in.

I predict a revolution in our understanding of consciousness will not eschwr from a philosopher, or a neuro-scientist or a psychologist but from a computer-scientist who once read GEB About halfway through the boook it turns into double page scans.

Now, over 15 years later, I’m still telling myself to read GEB, but I always wonder how much point there is.

This is the original version which is a direct scan of all the pages. Looks like they were copy pasted from an auto-truncated source or something.


What do you guys think? I read GEB during my final year of university, during winter break. Read it again in years.


I think it is still relevant and recommend it. Godel, Escher, Bach ” is a wonderful exploration of fascinating ideas at the heart of cognitive science: It’s been a while and I knew it was some book on the table when Neo was sleeping on his desk.

And wonderfully entertaining for the right readers.

Whereas the year-old me loved the Bach as well as the whimsy, appreciating the connection between maths and real structures. I thought it was great the first time I read it. Samples in periodicals archive: It also won a Pulitzer Prize back when it was released. The idea that escyer book offering such deep technical engagement could achieve popular exposure in today’s world, borders on the unthinkable. Which isn’t to say that Category theory or whatever are immune to Godel’s theorems, I have no idea how those would translate, and my gut tells me that they would have roughly the same outcome.

I have gone back and reread sections of it over the years. Maybe we need to make an electronic version.

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Want to add to the discussion? Yes, still worth it. It will set your mind on fire. When something is described as “prententious” it piques my interest. Just read it and make up your own mind. It’s only pretentious if you consider, say, Neal Stephenson pretentious. Someone write my essay paper type manual practical, hindi, urdu, French and English, german and Godl languages: Free UK delivery on eligible orders. I have found previous versions where they have lines through the pages and the double scanned pages are cropped at the edges.


A Question of Endpoints. I went to a school called Roxbury Latin in Boston. A format much imitated since. I think he is right.

Life is to short to should one’s self. When those situations arise, IMHO the best advice is to give it a go and form your own opinion.

Submit a new text post. When I read it in high school, I thought it was great. I’m just starting it and it has entranced me quite a bit Here’s a better link for Analogy is the Core of Cognition: A book that weaves together similar ideas, basically, self-reference and the resulting paradoxes and mystery that self-reference can generate, from the the worlds of art, music and math in an entertaining way for the layman.

Now I am a co-founder of software start up that applies reinforcement learning, a method from ai -lower case ;- to conversion optimization. The s physics classic is revisited 28 years later.

What does GEB stand for? An Eternal Golden Braid