Re: Stephen Wolfram's "A New Kind of Science"
- --- In hackers-il@y..., "Arik Baratz" <arikb@v...> wrote:
>order it to my company's address in the states I will bring it back
> I'll be in the US from around 14/7 for about a week or two. If you
with me, no charge. No more than two-three books, though - I do have
to carry it around 3 airports or so.
If you knew how much this book weighed, you'd have put the limit at 1
- I have browsed its entry in B&N
and noticed that readers were generally lukewarm about it.
Is there anyone in Israel, who actually read the book, and can share his
own opinion about it with us?
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- Omer Zak <omerz@...> writes:
> Is there anyone in Israel, who actually read the book, and can share hisI have it, but have not had time to open the monster yet. Muli? We got
> own opinion about it with us?
> --- Omer
it at roughly the same time, IIRC.
Oleg Goldshmidt | ogoldshmidt@...
"... Of theoretical physics and programming, programming embodied
the greater intellectual challenge." [E.W.Dijkstra, 1930 - 2002.]
- On Wed, Sep 18, 2002 at 08:44:00AM +0300, Oleg Goldshmidt wrote:
> Omer Zak <omerz@...> writes:I have read several chapters and gazed at the pretty pictures ;)
> > Is there anyone in Israel, who actually read the book, and can share his
> > own opinion about it with us?
> > --- Omer
> I have it, but have not had time to open the monster yet. Muli? We got
> it at roughly the same time, IIRC.
It was a very interesting, thought provoking read. I don't know how
ground breaking it is, but he certainly elucidates his ideas clearly
and made me think. It's also a lovely book to have, if you love books
in general (very high quality printing and binding).
Here's one very good review: