Nice Hacks 2

A Turing Machine implemented in Conway’s Game of Life.

Yes, Conway’s Game of Life is programmable. And given unlimited memory, it is turing complete.

So, let’s build a PC emulator in it! :-)


See Also

Previously: Nice Hacks 1

Next up: No Silver cat -v: Reflections on Trusting the Bazaar, or, Lambda and Painters Considered Harmful

The machine thinks that the Web-Log entries Given When Then, And Now for Something Completely Different, and The Turing Machine vs. The Coffee Machine might be related to the topic so eloquently discussed above. The machine is sometimes right.