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Submission + - Conway's Game of Life continues to inspire (

An anonymous reader writes: Conway's Game of Life is now forty two years old, but it continues to inspire as well as being the basis of an actively researched field: with computer scientists now announcing they have found a new form of the famous "glider" pattern (once suggested by Eric S Raymond as the insignia of computer hackers) that runs over a so-called Penrose universe.
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Conway's Game of Life continues to inspire

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