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Stuff mostly for mattp
but which other people (except those who think mathematics is scary) may find interesting.
1) Ackermann's function
2) Knuth's Surreal Numbers, with a summary of the idea and another rather more meaty summary in PDF form
3) A Wiki page about Conway's On Numbers and Games
What else did we discuss that I said "I must hunt down a reference or two for you..." about, Matt?
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