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Did software put the universe in a shoebox yet? The world catches up to Yale’s David Gelernter

August 22, 2011 No Comments

(This is an updated post from March 2009. This marks the 20th anniversary of the first publishing of David Gelernter’s profound work, Mirror Worlds: or the Day Software Puts the Universe in a Shoebox…How It Will Happen and What It Will Mean.)

Computing transcends computers. Information travels through a sea of anonymous, interchangeable computers like a breeze through tall grass. A desktop computer is a scooped-out hole in the beach where information from the Cybersphere wells up like seawater…”

-David Gelernter, The Second Coming: A Manifesto, 2000

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