[TUHS] The most surprising Unix programs

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Sat Mar 21 00:58:45 AEST 2020

Hi Larry,

Am 20.03.2020 um 15:52 schrieb Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com>:
> If someone understands how this all works, my less capable brain would
> love an explanation.  My dad and my kid have told me that classical
> music is math but I've never seen it.  Seems like this is probably
> the example I need.

For this topic I’d recommend the excellent book "Gödel, Escher, Bach:
An Eternal Golden Braid“ from Douglas R. Hofstadter which discusses
the relationship especially between Bach and math and also gives a
nice introduction into logic and philosopy.

Best regards — Dago

"You don't become great by trying to be great, you become great by wanting to do something,
and then doing it so hard that you become great in the process." - xkcd #896

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