A couple years ago I was struck by a talk of his in which he showed a lot of self-knowledge, describing himself as an “ideolog” (see here). There’s more about this in the Quanta profile:
“It’s important for me while I’m working on something to be very ideological about it. And then, of course, it’s also important after you are done to forget the ideology and move on to another one.”
The ideologies on display this time include a very speculative picture of a future union of mathematics and theoretical physics:More.
‘Nuff said. You buy. You own.
See also The Science Fictions series at your fingertips (cosmology).
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