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Found a great book on the topic: the Elements of Computing Systems: Building a Modern Computer from First Principles Noam Nisan, Shimon Schocken. A talk by Mr. Schocken on this approach: youtube.com/watch?v=IlPj5Rg1y2w&feature=plcp
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... Very good point about the complexity. If only machines can design our machines, where does this lead to? If AI people are talking about AIs creating smarter AIs, we are almost there, perhaps. ;)
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Great, thanks. So, the example of garbage collection / memory management is probably the most well-known example of this interaction. Neil Gershenfeld has written some interesting stuff, although I only understand parts of it.
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