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Currently, Douglas Hofstadter is 75 years, 9 months and 10 days old. Douglas Hofstadter will celebrate 76rd birthday on a Monday 15th of February 2021. Below we countdown to Douglas Hofstadter upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Douglas Hofstadter|
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|Born||February 15, 1945 (New York)|
Douglas Hofstadter’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Douglas Hofstadter was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.
American professor of cognitive science who won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for his book, Gödel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid, which was first published in 1979.
He received his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Oregon in 1975, after graduating from Stanford University with a BA in mathematics in 1959.
Hofstadter's law, which he named after himself, states that it always takes longer to complete tasks of substantial complexity than you originally thought it would.
He had two children with his first wife Carol Ann Brush.
He has participated in panels about technological singularity with Ray Kurzweil .