Conway’s Game of Life

The Game of Life, also known simply as Life, is a cellular automaton devised by the British mathematician John Horton Conway in 1970. The “game” is a zero-player game, meaning that its evolution is determined by its initial state, requiring no further input. One interacts with the Game of Life by creating an initial configuration and observing how it evolves. In the above video, random initial conditions are applied to the hardware setup and the final result is a clear discernible pattern pattern. Also, the flashy lights look cool!

For more information please refer to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conway’s_Game_of_Life

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