The Biggest Number

In Uncategorized on July 27, 2010 at 10:52 pm

I don’t like to post links, but I find this very interesting.

Who Can Name the Bigger Number? by Scott Aaronson

It touches on so many fascinating topics.

I found it via Hacker News.

Which pointed me to the original contest and the results. The results are also available here.

Related to this, I didn’t know that Douglas Hofstadter once ran a largest number game in the June 1983 issue of Scientific American.

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