Why Stephen Wolfram’s research program is a dead end

Reddit discussion here and here. Recently, Stephen Wolfram (of Mathematica and Wolfram Alpha fame) made waves on social media by posting “Finally We May Have a Path to the Fundamental Theory of Physics… and It’s Beautiful”. This is accompanied by two scientific papers by an employee, and a textbook-length introduction, all under the umbrella of … Continue reading Why Stephen Wolfram’s research program is a dead end


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