Category Archives: Cool Speculations

Algorithms, Data Structures and AI

I recently had an interesting discussion about the enduring classic Gödel, Escher and Bach: An Eternal Gold Braid (GEB) by Douglas Hofstadter. The book is so famous and influential that High School classes have been modeled after it; it won the Pulitzer … Continue reading

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Speculations on Permutations

I’ve read estimates that each neuron in the neocortex connects to many thousands of other neurons and in total there are over 100 billion neurons in the brain. This alone is an interesting and revealing statistic about the capacity of … Continue reading

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