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Gregory Chaitin works at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Westchester County, New York, and is a visiting professor in the Computer Science Department of the University of Auckland, New Zealand. The author of eight previous books on mathematics, he lives in New York.

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"A startling vision of the future of mathematics. . . . The Chaitinesque intellectual future will be eternally youthful and anarchic."-American Scientist "Math's dark secret is out. . . . Chaitin explains why omega, a number he discovered thirty years ago, has him convinced that math is based on randomness." -Time Magazine "Captivating. . . . With extraordinary skill and a gentle humor, Chaitin shares his profound insights." -Paul Davies, author of How to Build a Time Machine "A clearly written and witty look at a difficult subject. . . . Chaitin explains with infectious enthusiasm how mathematics doesn't equal certainty." -Science News

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