Let Us Calculate“Let us Calculate!”: Leibniz, Llull, and the Computational Imagination is an essay written by Dr Jonathan Gray that looks at how early visions of computation and the “combinatorial art” speak to our own age of data, algorithms, and artificial intelligence; published to The Public Domain Review under a Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 license.
Taking the excerpt — “Ultimately he hoped that a perspicuous thought language of ‘pure’ concepts, combined with formalised processes and methods akin to those used in mathematics, would lead to the mechanisation and automation of reason itself.” — the Fibonacci sequence was used as a formalised process to provide reasoning for the overall design of this 28 page book. The sequence dictated the size of the content area, text and leading as well as the placement and size of the 51 illustrated guillochés.
— 20 pp., 130 x 210 mm
— 135 gsm Uncoated
— 4 Colour Process