Adventures of a Computational Explorer

Adventures of a Computational Explorer Review

In this lively book of essays, Stephen Wolfram takes the reader along on some of his most surprising and engaging intellectual adventures in science, technology, artificial intelligence and language design....

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  • Manuel Antão

    If you're into stuff like this, you can read the full review.Tortoiseshell Ray-Bans: "Adventures of a Computational Explorer" by Stephen Wolfram“’You work hard...but what do you do for fun?’ peo...

  • Manny

    Some people - I think of J.R.R. Tolkien, Garry Kasparov and Simone de Beauvoir - just know at once what they want to do and then spend the rest of their lives doing it. Stephen Wolfram is one of these...

  • Bradley

    I have a TON to say about Stephen Wolfram, but for the sake of reviewing, I'll highlight. :)I'm a fanboy. I mean, back in the day when I first saw Wolfram Alpha get released, I practically pooped myse...

  • Mark Lawrence

    This is a hard one to rate.Wolfram is clearly an extraordinarily clever man who has done a fair bit of original thinking.The book itself is a collection of articles, presentations, talks etc from the ...

  • Santiago Ortiz

    This is a book from Steve about Steve. You have to be very interested in Wolfram the company, its software, its vision, and the man itself, to be able to fully enjoy the majority of this book. Some of...

  • Brian Clegg

    Stephen Wolfram, the man behind the scientist's mathematical tool of choice, Mathematica, plus a whole host of other software products, including the uncanny Wolfram Alpha knowledge engine, is undoubt...

  • Rossdavidh

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.Halfway through this book, I was thinking it would be 3-stars, which for me is a typical rating. But by the end, it was 4-stars, which i...

  • David Wineberg

    The basic message of both Stephen Wolfram’s new book and his life is that somehow, everything can be reduced to computation. This levels the playing field, gives researchers a clear path to follow, ...

  • Natalie

    Adventures of a Computational Explorer, a compilation of essays, blog posts and speeches, is great reading as a stand-alone book, and it also rewards the attention of those who come to it from Stephen...

  • Leonardo

    I am a casual user of WolframAlpha, so when I saw this title I thought it would be an interesting way to learn about how it was created, used and who the people behind it were. The content turned out ...