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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser

Institute for Advanced Study

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Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe

George Dyson

2012

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2019-04-13

"The Institute for Advanced Study is one of the few institutions in the world where the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake is the ultimate raison d'être...While practical benefits often result from pure academic research at the most fundamental level, scientists and scholars are rarely motivated by the thought of an end product. Rather, they are moved by a creative curiosity that is the hallmark of academic inquiry." - George Dyson , Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe (2012)

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