William Poundstone, "The Recursive Universe: Cosmic Complexity and the Limits of Scientific Knowledge"
English | ISBN: 048649098X | 2013 | EPUB | 256 pages | 10,4 MB
This fascinating popular science journey explores key concepts in information theory in terms of Conway's "Game of Life" program. The author explains the application of natural law to a random system and demonstrates the necessity of limits. Other topics include the limits of knowledge, paradox of complexity, Maxwell's demon, Big Bang theory, and much more.