This book written by Professor Seth Lloyd is a must-read for anyone who likes to think.
He never defined it -- which is not necessarily a fatal flaw, given that a book for the educated public should not burden its readers with undue technical detail.
Seth Lloyd's book is an interesting read for any who wants to try a new way of looking at the universe.
I love listening to Seth on Youtube, computational universe theory, free will, 'rebooting the cosmos etc! Read morePublished 3 months ago by william
This book was filled with technical jargon. It was not written for the average layman. I've read much better books by other authors in this genre. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Marquesa
This book has a lot of information in it that pertains to the latest research in computer science. Unfortunately it is almost impossible to read it! Read morePublished 9 months ago by BPuser
This work has the right idea but fails to find low entropy matter ( e.g.dark matter ) as a reservoir of extra information needed to calculate the next stage of Universe ( as in... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ivars Fabriciuss
I agree with those readers who say that the book is very long for what it contains. It is also full with personal life details which are not so important to be reported to the... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Book Lover
This is what I wrote to Professor Lloyd:
Just finished reading Programming the Universe. It was very enlightening and enjoyable experience. Read more
Review of Programming the Universe - A Quantum Computer Scientist Takes On The Cosmos by Seth Lloyd. Read morePublished on August 10, 2012 by Nova137
This book has been a true breakthrough for me. Not only it reveals the fundamental role of the "information" concept for a thorough understanding of reality (or the Universe), but... Read morePublished on June 8, 2011 by Giuseppe Tulli
As if quantum theory wasn't enough to stretch the limits of comprehension, now information theory is emerging and stretching those limits even further. Read morePublished on May 25, 2011 by J. S. Parker