Crystal Nights

I’m a big fan of science fiction writer Greg Egan. His stories often feature evolving artificial life forms, which start out in computers but usually find a way to transcend their world. His latest story Crystal Nights can be read for free online or downloaded as a pdf file, and an audio version is also […]

The Game Of Life

If you like playing with cellular automata as much as I do, check out this magnificent Open Source project named Golly at And consider joining me in nominating it for a SourceForge’s 2009 Community Choice Award: