[extropy-chat] LA Times book review: I Am a Strange Loop -Hofstadter

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed Mar 21 09:07:29 UTC 2007

On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 09:07:48PM -0700, spike wrote:

> You and several of us, Jef.  GEB put many of us on the road to becoming the
> people we are to this day.  When I read it in 1983, it deflected my life
> trajectory by about a radian.

I found GEB neat, but by no means a world changer. Rather conventional, in fact.
Now the nonlinear dynamics/CA/neural/ALife stuff, that was an eye-opener.
GEB was of the neat variety.

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