FOM: Wolfram talk
Stephen G Simpson
simpson at math.psu.edu
Fri Jan 28 14:55:16 EST 2000
Wolfram Inc is the software company that markets Mathematica, a
symbolic math package. Today a guy from Wolfram Inc wrote to me
pointing out the existence of a talk by Stephen Wolfram with
``Foundations of Mathematics'' in the title. Would anyone care to
read this and review it for FOM?
From: benw at wolfram.com
To: simpson at math.psu.edu
Subject: f.o.m.--talk by Stephen Wolfram
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2000 11:12:46 -0600
Dear Prof. Simpson:
Readers of the FOM mailing list may be interested in a talk that
Stephen Wolfram gave in August 1999 entitled "Foundations of
Mathematics and Mathematica".
There is a transcript of the talk at
The talk contains hints of material from part of Dr. Wolfram's
long-awaited magnum opus "A New Kind of Science" (
Wolfram Research, Inc.
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