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A video with Don Knuth himself, about my favorite book of him, seeing this video (and reading the actual book) highly suggested if you love #math (or would want to), as Surreal Numbers (invented by Conway) are one of the most neat and elegant construction than I ever knew.

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#### Surreal number - Wikipedia

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In mathematics, the surreal number system is a totally ordered proper class containing the real numbers as well as infinite and infinitesimal numbers, respectively larger or smaller in absolute value than any positive real number. The surreals share many properties with the reals, including the usual arithmetic operations (addition, subtraction, mu...