Taking a solemn oath to promise never to write a program that analyses other programs? - That's how Professor Brailsford felt when he first understood undecidability.
Latest in our series on the History of Undecidability
Undecidability Tangent (History of Undecidability Part 1): http://youtu.be/nsZsd5qtbo4
Barber & Russell Paradoxes (History of Undecidability Part 2): http://youtu.be/FK3kifY-geM
Turing & the Halting Problem: http://youtu.be/macM_MtS_w4
Busy Beaver Turing Machines: http://youtu.be/CE8UhcyJS0I
Shellshock, The Bashdoor Bug: http://youtu.be/MyldPMn95kk
History of Undecidability (Playlist): http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzH6n4zXuckpIQPv8hiHpJkSyv0fmXEYr
This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley.
Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: http://bit.ly/nottscomputer
Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran's Numberphile. See the full list of Brady's video projects at: http://bit.ly/bradychannels
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