Books are Strings of Code

olivia_wilde_typographic_portrait_by_automaticize-d51sytdBooks are strings of code. But they have mysterious properties — like strings of DNA. Somehow, the author captures a fragment of the universe, unravels it into a one-dimensional sequence, squeezes it through a keyhole, and hopes that a three-dimensional vision emerges in the reader’s mind. The translation is never exact. (George Dyson, “The Universal Library”)

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