Various levels of seeing pictures, chessboards, and computer systems are discussed. The last of these is then examined in detail. This involves describing machine languages, assembly languages, compiler languages, operating systems, and so forth. Then the discussion turns to composite systems of other types, such as sports teams, nuclei, atoms, the weather, and so forth. The question arises as to how many intermediate levels exist - or indeed whether any exist.
- On p. 299 there is a "syntax" error in the text. Did you find it on the first read? What does this say about the rigidity/flexibility of our brain?