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Review of I Am A Strange Loop by Douglas Hofstadter – Part 1

I recently finished I Am A Strange Loop by Douglas Hofstadter. The book is an introduction to the core ideas about self, self-reference, feedback loops and consciousness asĀ  an emergent phenomena. The core question that is considered is What do … Continue reading

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Humble hovel or Palace

How slowly one advances in a boat that does not float along with the stream in a specific direction! How much easier it is when one can connect with the work of great predecessors whose value is not doubted by … Continue reading

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Heaven and Hell

Circle Limit IV Heaven and Hell by M C Escher Yesterday I have put up Escher’s Circle Limit IV – Heaven and Hell on my new desk. The Circle Limit series of drawings was drawn by Escher are essentially what … Continue reading

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Heaven and Hell

Circle Limit IVHeaven and Hell by M C Escher Yesterday I have put up Escher’s Circle Limit IV – Heaven and Hell on my new desk. The Circle Limit series of drawings was drawn by Escher are essentially what are … Continue reading

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