Wolfram uses his approach to tackle a remarkable array of fundamental problems in science: from the origin of the Second Law of thermodynamics, to the development of complexity in biology, the computational limitations of mathematics, the possibility of a truly fundamental theory of physics, and the interplay between free will and determinism.
Written with exceptional clarity, and illustrated by more than a thousand original pictures, this seminal book allows scientists and non-scientists alike to participate in what promises to be a major intellectual revolution....Continua
An interesting theory exposed with a lot of examples, which I'm too old now to explore at the proper depth. Perhaps could be useful follow the book with a personal computer, writing code and testing it step by step.
I believe Wolfram read at a speed that is definitely beyond yours and mine, that's why the book is definitely too thick for almost everyone. There's a shorter version on his site which is more accessible. But if you like some awesome renderings, the book is not a bad investment....Continua