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James Somers

3 articles

The Man Who Would Teach Machines to Think

A profile of cognitive scientist Douglas Hofstadter, who has spent the last 30 years trying to replicate the human mind.


Are Coders Worth It?

On cushy jobs in web development, deeply un-cushy opportunities in writing, and our assumptions about the value of labor.


On the Floor Laughing

A field trip to the video gamey world of the modern trader.