Recommended Reading: AI pioneer Douglas Hofstadter profiled, the NSA files decoded and more - http://nicebookmark.net/news-feed/engadget/recommended-reading-ai-pioneer-douglas-hofstadter-profiled-the-nsa-files-decoded-and-more.htm
Douglas Hofstadter 2002 (Hofstadter's writings were my first exposure to deep dialogue)
Victim of the Brain Victim of the Brain is a 1988 Dutch docudrama about "the ideas of Douglas Hofstadter". It was created by Dutch director Piet Hoenderdos. Features interviews with Douglas Hofstadter and Dan Dennett. Dennett also stars as himself. Original acquired from the Center for Research in Concepts and Cognition at Indiana University. Uploaded with permission from Douglas Hofstadter. Uploaded by Virgil Griffith. Piet Hoenderdos Himself: Douglas Hofstadter Himself: Daniel C. Dennett
Analogy as the Core of Cognition word blending: I want to take a cabsi (cab, taxi) A result of wondering which word to use (cab or taxi). Word choice is a fight of different concepts directed by analogy.
Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid (commonly GEB) is a 1979 book by Douglas Hofstadter, described by his publishing company as "a metaphorical fugue on minds and machines in the spirit of Lewis Carroll".
The Man Who Would Teach Machines to Think. Douglas Hofstadter, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Gödel, Escher, Bach, thinks we've lost sight of what artificial intelligence really means. His stubborn quest to replicate the human mind.