Re: Superhuman Poker

2019-07-20 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
The AI system, was later to found to be taken over by the spirit of Amarillo Slim, thus, explaining it's sudden proficiency in Texas Holdem. This anomaly was uncovered when the AI used it's vocoder to state: "I believes in the Golden Rule, the man with all the gold makes the rules." Beyond this

Re: Observation versus assumption

2019-07-19 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Ok philosophy head games. We come dancing back to Cartesian Dualism. This is not the way Rene DesCarte would've contanenced me doing this, but think that there are in this happy multiverse, or, awesomely big universe, diff sectors of matter. There! One emerged before the other. How might we

Re: Matter is forever

2019-07-14 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Aha! Thrift. Have at you! What do you think about last month's reveal, by the University of Munich upon quasi-particles? Matter, indeed, may be forever?  https://www.realclearscience.com/2019/06/17/quasiparticles_can_become_quotvirtually_immortalquot_286342.htmlIn other words this conceivably

Re: The origin of life has not been explained

2019-07-06 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
for harboring an RNA world than others. On 06-07-2019 20:11, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: > Panspermia for sure. Did it work that way in the universe? Maybe. I am > guessing we'd require a close-by stellar activity place where life all > started, and thus, floomed it's way to a hun

Re: The origin of life has not been explained

2019-07-06 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Panspermia for sure. Did it work that way in the universe? Maybe. I am guessing we'd require a close-by stellar activity place where life all started, and thus, floomed it's way to a hungry earth? My suspicion would be if we'd see life on the other planets in our solar system, your reasoning

Re: The origin of life has not been explained

2019-07-06 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Scientifically, nobody has yet, pursued a chain, where people can create life out of base elements* (Ulam-Miller?), where is a telling point for me.  So in our inability we must either not be looking, or it may be impossible, or how to get life started is being misunderstood. *Carbon Hydrogen

Re: Eternal return

2019-06-23 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Yeah, Frank Tipler proposed this more seriously, and Sabine Hossenfelder, more recently., speculatively, via quantum mechanics. Many trans-humanists hate this proposal because, hey, no continuity. Years ago, philosopher, Robert Nozick proposed a pragmatic, closest continuer hypothesis.

Re: Huh? (was Allah nonsense​)​

2019-06-23 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
, at 01:36, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: If God does not exist, or does exist in a fashion we cannot grasp, or is 3 people/entities. or is Hindu and many many-we don't get a choice, and nobody asked us to vote. If you want to honor God, help somebody out (materialism!)..   Why honour God

Re: Allah: the One and Only Deity

2019-06-23 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: Heh! Bruno, in the USA it's all about money, which is symbolic, or is it? Money is like love and energy. It can be exchanged, it can grows, and it is problematic when you have none. The rich buy the politicians to fill their pockets more, but also buy

Re: Huh? (was Allah nonsense​)​

2019-06-22 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
If God does not exist, or does exist in a fashion we cannot grasp, or is 3 people/entities. or is Hindu and many many-we don't get a choice, and nobody asked us to vote. If you want to honor God, help somebody out (materialism!)..   "But don't it make you want to rock and roll All night long

Re: Allah: the One and Only Deity

2019-06-22 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Re: Allah: the One and Only Deity On 20 Jun 2019, at 20:43, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: Well, they defame themselves, and successfully bribe politicians. Interestingly, they have all, regardless of party, in the US, have left the nationalist camp. entirely. This will cause an effec

Re: Allah: the One and Only Deity

2019-06-20 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
is affected, will come into play. -Original Message- From: Bruno Marchal To: everything-list Sent: Thu, Jun 20, 2019 6:17 am Subject: Re: Allah: the One and Only Deity On 19 Jun 2019, at 05:15, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: Oh, why not both, OK. especially when

Re: A purely relational ontology?

2019-06-19 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
I don't know jack about "eternal," but in physics (memory?) here is an example of 'immortal' which is darn close to eternal :-)https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190614094634.htmI like stuff like this, so I posted it. Is it at all of use? Meh! -Original Message- From: Philip

Re: Allah: the One and Only Deity

2019-06-18 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Oh, why not both, especially when that defender of freedom, Zuck pushes his Libra :-) ? -Original Message- From: Bruno Marchal To: everything-list Sent: Tue, Jun 18, 2019 5:52 am Subject: Re: Allah: the One and Only Deity On 13 Jun 2019, at 19:19, spudboy100 via Everything List

Re: The anecdote of Moon landing

2019-06-17 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
To: everything-list Sent: Mon, Jun 17, 2019 12:49 pm Subject: Re: The anecdote of Moon landing On 17 Jun 2019, at 00:50, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: Whether the universe, is just a set of numbers, If you assume sets, that is already too big, and Mechanism will entails the observat

Re: The anecdote of Moon landing

2019-06-16 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Whether the universe, is just a set of numbers, or it's reality as has been conventionally described, a dream within a dream, I still want the the fix to be in for our specie. If it's material, immaterial, or a mix, or something else, we should endeavor to make existence better. 

Re: Allah: the One and Only Deity

2019-06-13 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
aren't playing with a full deck.  -Original Message- From: Bruno Marchal To: everything-list Sent: Thu, Jun 13, 2019 7:27 am Subject: Re: Allah: the One and Only Deity On 12 Jun 2019, at 05:09, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: iI like the Pastafatians. However I am not against

Re: Allah: the One and Only Deity

2019-06-11 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
iI like the Pastafatians. However I am not against religion, just the mentality of the fanatic. Fanaticism usually means If you don't obey us, we will kill youThis mentality is not just hugely, seen, among the Islamists.But also, their political chums, the Progressives (socialists & communists

Re: anrcho-libertarianism

2019-06-08 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
The environment which we all have lived, is a plutocracy, so unless one can contribute massive cash against one's enemies, by bribing politicians with donations, and, or, their employment after their political careers end, we end up being serfs. That doesn't mean serfs will walk away from an

Re: anrcho-libertarianism

2019-06-05 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Opinion wise, I wonder if this would have killed the Great Depression, thus, at least,.halting the momentum of the national socialists and causing defections among the communists?  https://www.hgsss.org/prosperity-through-public-money-lessons-from-the-miracle-of-worgl-austria/ -Original

Re: anrcho-libertarianism

2019-06-05 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Lets cut to the chase folks. In the US, the rich bribe politicians who depend on millions and billions of donations from the rich or PAC's thereof. With dems you get dead-silence, when I present evidence of corporations that bribe the democrats, and the republicans gladly take goodies from the

Re: Retrocausality in Quantum Mechanics (SEP)

2019-06-05 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
I read your article, and noticed that there was a New Scientist article (stub) available with an identical term, Mirrorverse, etc to your article. Nothing retrocausal in it as far as I could glance at. This was more identifying dark matter as the mirror, and dark matter was decayed neutrons.

Re: Retrocausality in Quantum Mechanics (SEP)

2019-06-04 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Sure, Huw Price, Times Arrow. For time stuff, we should throw in Ron Mallett and Carlo Rovelli as well. For me, with physics and astronomy, I always seek the pay out (Cynically). Does it make things better for people? Can we do something, not even useful, but usable? Are we just supposed to

Re: Retrocausality in Quantum Mechanics (SEP)

2019-06-04 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Physicists, John Cramer, and Jack Sarfatti, were big into this, some years ago.  -Original Message- From: Bruno Marchal To: everything-list Sent: Tue, Jun 4, 2019 12:57 pm Subject: Re: Retrocausality in Quantum Mechanics (SEP) On 4 Jun 2019, at 12:05, Philip Thrift wrote: new

Re: Trump Supporters?

2019-06-04 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Well Krupp Steel and the other German industrialists "believed," they could control dolf, via the money supply. They, in 1929, as I recall, founded the a. hitler fund, to finance his career. When the 1929 stock market crash happened, and set of the depression, which under Hoover and

Re: Allah: the One and Only Deity

2019-06-04 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Here is a side question to this, but it has a purpose to the Uma (Muslim community). Ok, historically, Allah, before Muhammad was the Arabian moon god. What happens on earth when say, Musk, Bezos, or Jack Ma from China, or some enthusiastic, Japanese fellow starts sending robots to Mine the

Re: Allah: the One and Only Deity

2019-06-04 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
it: The Quran I see a lot of speculative discussions on this list where even the basic assumptions are unknown. The word primitive matter, etc, keep popping up, so I shared what I know from the source I trust.       On Tue, Jun 4, 2019 at 3:04 AM spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: Look, Sam, you're

Re: Trump Supporters?

2019-06-03 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
at 10:00 PM spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: > Well,  to tell the world that Most Americans do not have insurance coverage > would be one of the democrat lies. I never said most don't have insurance, but before Obamacare 41 million people didn't have any, thanks to Obamacare that

Re: Trump Supporters?

2019-06-03 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
world. So when they wreck this place, they can set up shop, elsewhere.  -Original Message- From: John Clark To: everything-list Sent: Mon, Jun 3, 2019 9:12 pm Subject: Re: Trump Supporters? On Mon, Jun 3, 2019 at 7:32 PM spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: >Yes indeed, but it

Re: Trump Supporters?

2019-06-03 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
the in this world, cash is the ghost in the machine. -Original Message- From: John Clark To: everything-list Sent: Mon, Jun 3, 2019 6:54 pm Subject: Re: Trump Supporters? On Mon, Jun 3, 2019 at 6:10 PM spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: So, you don't feel that the democrats are funded

Re: Trump Supporters?

2019-06-03 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
So, you don't feel that the democrats are funded by billionaires as well and do the billionaires bidding?Do you think that democrats are the party of the 'little guy," or the US middle class?You do know that the money flows in from the uber rich and this, then, is a Plutocracy? Or do you feel

Re: Allah: the One and Only Deity

2019-06-03 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Look, Sam, you're not going to succeed at Dawa here, unless you get into the weeds, via physics. So, thus, you have got to be prepared to peek over Allah's shoulder and answer the biggest questions of all, not the Why questions, but the How, the mechanics of How Mister Allah does his things,

Re: Trump Supporters?

2019-06-03 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
It's an attempt to control or coral the rest of us. I look at the Left (soc-comms) whether media or not, as sort of an obsessive-compulsive disorder. Hell, I should know, I used to be one them.   -Original Message- From: Lawrence Crowell To: Everything List Sent: Sun, Jun 2, 2019

Re: Trump Supporters?

2019-06-03 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Yeah, of course!  Nyet Problemy, comrade!   -Original Message- From: PGC To: Everything List Sent: Sun, Jun 2, 2019 7:29 pm Subject: Re: Trump Supporters? On Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 11:47:24 PM UTC+2, spudb...@aol.com wrote: Darwin bless us all! Lol, not you. He'd say you're

Re: Trump Supporters?

2019-06-02 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
: howardmarks To: spudboy100 via Everything List Sent: Sun, Jun 2, 2019 4:18 pm Subject: Re: Trump Supporters? I think the labels "fascist" or "liberal" of A. and B. are distortions. There are lots of con-artists, blowhards, cultured and/or intellectual people that h

Re: Trump Supporters?

2019-06-02 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Because B lies all the more to try to get elected?  -Original Message- From: Philip Thrift To: Everything List Sent: Sat, Jun 1, 2019 3:01 pm Subject: Re: Trump Supporters? When America is presented a choice: A. con-artist, blowhard fascistB. cultured, intellectual liberal A always

Re: Trump Supporters?

2019-06-02 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
?? as opposed to those wonderful attorneys that the democratic party produces for it's leaders, who never take donations from billionaires, ever, and have the genuine interests of the US middle class at heart? You betcha!  Would you like me to supply the link to Open Secrets, the non-partisan

Re: The anecdote of Moon landing

2019-05-30 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: Still, Boltzmann was really good for a 19th century fellow, living in the age of Carnot, and so forth. Not bad for a thermodynamicist. There is nothing to dismiss in thermodynamic, and Boltzmann is a giant in physics. I appreciate him very much.I hope you

Re: The anecdote of Moon landing

2019-05-28 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
, at 23:10, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: I like the notion, raised (sort of) about 15 years ago, by physicists, Andreas Albrecht, and L. Sorbo, where as, God was produced, in a purely, as a wave function from as a Boltzmann Brain. Dr. Marchal considers this idiocy (and he may be right

Re: The anecdote of Moon landing

2019-05-27 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
I like the notion, raised (sort of) about 15 years ago, by physicists, Andreas Albrecht, and L. Sorbo, where as, God was produced, in a purely, as a wave function from as a Boltzmann Brain. Dr. Marchal considers this idiocy (and he may be right) but, I enjoy it. I mean, it explains things, but

Re: Allah: the One and Only Deity

2019-05-27 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
This, somehow makes me hungry for apples. -Original Message- From: John Clark To: everything-list Sent: Mon, May 27, 2019 8:20 am Subject: Re: Allah: the One and Only Deity On Mon, May 27, 2019 at 7:19 AM Bruno Marchal wrote: > From a (neo)platonic perspective, atheism is a slight

Re: Is your elbow conscious?

2019-05-18 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
It's harder in a science lab to produce either, unless we are speaking of the researchers themselves. No emotional machine Mr Spok, no great leap forward in intelligence, YET. I would harness AI to producing new inventions, much, much, faster-if I could?  -Original Message- From: John

Re: My book "I Am" published on amazon

2019-05-17 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
published on amazon On 15 May 2019, at 17:41, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: Some years ago, some astronomer or cosmologist introduced the idea of One Gigantic Universe, but many, many, "domains," which, for me, is the same thing as Everett's-Deutsch's-Tegmark's multiverses.

Re: My book "I Am" published on amazon

2019-05-15 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Some years ago, some astronomer or cosmologist introduced the idea of One Gigantic Universe, but many, many, "domains," which, for me, is the same thing as Everett's-Deutsch's-Tegmark's multiverses. I am not sure if all domains followed the identical laws, or varied, or..? -Original

Re: Bernardo Kastrup: "Analytic Idealism: A consciousness-only ontology"

2019-05-03 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
For this to work, as a function built into the universe (baked in), we'd need a substrate for the mind, I reckon.  -Original Message- From: 'Brent Meeker' via Everything List To: everything-list Sent: Fri, May 3, 2019 1:41 pm Subject: Re: Bernardo Kastrup: "Analytic Idealism: A

Re: Bernardo Kastrup: "Analytic Idealism: A consciousness-only ontology) '

2019-05-01 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
I will add, whether testable or not testable (yet) I ask, (my stubborn ignorance free of charge! How can this make life better? Subjective, I know! -Original Message- From: 'Brent Meeker' via Everything List To: everything-list Sent: Wed, May 1, 2019 12:15 pm Subject: Re: Bernardo

Re: Towards Conscious AI Systems

2019-04-28 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Brain is what neurosurgeons get paid to work on and what neuroscientists study. It may all be maya, an illusion, but it pays the illusionary bills. Which, are stubbornly, persistent, till they get paid. -Original Message- From: 'Cosmin Visan' via Everything List To: Everything List

Re: My book "I Am" published on amazon

2019-04-15 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
"What is Mind? not matter,What is matter? Never mind!" -The Tao of Homer -Original Message- From: 'Cosmin Visan' via Everything List To: Everything List Sent: Mon, Apr 15, 2019 6:34 pm Subject: Re: My book "I Am" published on amazon "Matter" is just an idea in consciousness. -- You

Re: Notes from the Underground

2019-04-10 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
As a conspiracy-believer, I agree with Howard Hunt on this, sadly. I used to believe that because Oswald was a communist, he was a tool of the KGB and Cuban DGI/Castro, and they both had reasons to kill Kennedy. Kennedy used CIA to kill Castro, and the Kremlin fail of the Cuban Missile Crisis

Re: Supermassive Black Holes

2019-04-01 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
So, what would John Clark's definition of "groundbreaking" be, within the realm of astrophysics and cosmology? You don't suspect that 'groundbreaking' for that team, may not be groundbreaking for you?  -Original Message- From: John Clark To: everything-list Sent: Mon, Apr 1, 2019

Re: The grandfather paradox, redux

2019-03-24 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
I always liked Deutsch's version of MWI better. You kill Gramps but not in your own universe.I also liked Trans-Earth's trading or warfare. Maybe trade, and forget the war? We could do trade with other successful human species like worlds where Neanderthals or Boskops hit the bigtime?Alternate

Re: Towards Conscious AI Systems

2019-03-16 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Very nice stuff, like many games now have.  -Original Message- From: John Clark To: everything-list Sent: Sat, Mar 16, 2019 8:49 am Subject: Re: Towards Conscious AI Systems On Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 8:43 AM Philip Thrift wrote: >There is some AI art that sells at galleries    

Re: Test 20190218

2019-02-21 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Mysterious? No! Lobian? Yes! -Original Message- From: Bruno Marchal To: everything-list Sent: Thu, Feb 21, 2019 9:24 am Subject: Re: Test 20190218 On 18 Feb 2019, at 23:22, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: Received! Thanks. Eventually I got the older messages. I don’t

Re: Test 20190218

2019-02-18 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Received! -Original Message- From: Bruno Marchal To: everything-list Sent: Mon, Feb 18, 2019 4:10 am Subject: Test 20190218 Hi, This is a test. I did not get my last answers back. I guess some problem with google account… Sorry, I will try to send them again. I will see on the web

Re: The structure of the world from pure numbers

2018-12-28 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Well, I follow Tipler (kind of, sort of), because of his FAP with John Barrow, at Sussex, with its Omega Point Theory, and its promise of You Know What. Purely an emotive response. Also kind of fun. So far, his elimination of infinities, argument (against) seems to have held. He did miss out on

Re: New equations go beyond Einstein's theory of General Relativity

2018-12-23 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Yes, and it looks fun. I am not sure if this axiomatically, predicts a big bounce or no, or if say 5000 massive, spinning, black holes each produce a new universe, or just ?  Most days it's hard to care because, unless the data yields delight, then I give it a meh!   -Original

Re: What is more primary than numbers?

2018-12-17 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Did math exist in Dimetrodon brains, or when Mushrooms reached 24 feet tall, as precursors to trees?https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/long-before-trees-overtook-the-land-earth-was-covered-by-giant-mushrooms-13709647/It would then prove that math exists outside a human brain. IF . Some

Re: Tao and Physics

2018-10-04 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Some see The Flying Nun, and others see a C-130 Cargo plane adapted by the military, to fire vulcun minigun 30mm rounds! Now, which is the most spiritual??? Only the observer, or Schrodinger, can say. -Original Message- From: Philip Thrift To: Everything List Sent: Wed, Oct 3, 2018

Re: Tao and Physics

2018-10-03 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Here is the 3 letter ascii symbol for God ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ -Original Message- From: John Clark To: everything-list Sent: Wed, Oct 3, 2018 12:10 pm Subject: Re: Tao and Physics On Wed, Oct 3, 2018 at 11:27 AM Bruno Marchal wrote: > Please read Plotinus or Proclus

Re: Tao and Physics

2018-10-03 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Read both. Made me wonder about the quantum & Bohmian mechanics? -Original Message- From: John Clark To: everything-list Sent: Tue, Oct 2, 2018 9:53 am Subject: Re: Tao and Physics On Tue, Oct 2, 2018 at 7:53 AM Lawrence Crowell wrote: > Fritz Capra wrote a book titled The

Re: The Many Incarnations of Bruno

2018-08-19 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Deutsch, like a physicists, is a superbly, bright, guy. I liked hos idea of flipping the time travel concept by indicating that you could go back in time, and kill your grandpa, but, you could go into a parallel universe's past, and mess with their lives. In any case, unless you like the idea

Re: Do we live within a Diophantine equation?

2018-08-04 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
endeavor, but as you indicated, this is not clear.. -Original Message- From: Bruno Marchal To: everything-list Sent: Sat, Aug 4, 2018 7:29 am Subject: Re: Do we live within a Diophantine equation? On 3 Aug 2018, at 23:36, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: An apt question

Re: Do we live within a Diophantine equation?

2018-08-03 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
An apt question (for me) is how knowing that we dwell within a Diophantine equation help matters? Help, our specie in either engineering (building new stuff) or mentally? Or is the Diophantine thing, just a mental buzz that people gifted with tightly, wired neurons, (spindle cells?) find great

Re: Do we live within a Diophantine equation?

2018-07-26 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
live within a Diophantine equation? On Tue, Jul 24, 2018 at 7:47 PM, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: Yielding (Here comes the awful question) The knowledge of our Diophantine-connected existence, does what for us? Implications?? Provides a TOE that assumes no more than

Re: Do we live within a Diophantine equation?

2018-07-24 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
So its just a means of propagating IF statements! -Original Message- From: Bruno Marchal To: everything-list Sent: Tue, Jul 24, 2018 9:06 am Subject: Re: Do we live within a Diophantine equation? On 23 Jul 2018, at 21:09, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: navigation

Re: Do we live within a Diophantine equation?

2018-07-24 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
advanced than whats taught in elementary school. I can't imagine a TOE that could assume less. Jason On Mon, Jul 23, 2018 at 9:15 PM, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: Very well, but, why this class of equation? Why not some ther branch of mathematics? Facetiously, what not a toaster-oven

Re: Do we live within a Diophantine equation?

2018-07-23 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
all the richness of the Mandlebrot set, this simple equation defines/creates all the richness of computable first-person experience. So in a certain sense you could say we live within such an equation. Jason On Mon, Jul 23, 2018 at 2:09 PM, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote

Re: Do we live within a Diophantine equation?

2018-07-23 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
navigation Jump to search Finding all right triangles with integer side-lengths is equivalent to solving the Diophantine equation a2 + b2 = c2. In mathematics, a Diophantine equation is a polynomial equation, usually in two or more unknowns, such that only the integer solutionsare sought

Re: Do we live within a Diophantine equation?

2018-06-28 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Unless it exists Outside the observable universe. On the other hand, unless one grooves on the platonic (which is an Amygdala buzz), a fried egg has more meaning. Just my trolling, do continue. -Original Message- From: John Clark To: everything-list Sent: Mon, Jun 25, 2018 9:59 pm

Re: Is the Continuum Hypothesis a) really true or really false, or b) something else ?

2018-05-21 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
The answer is right in front of us. Quantum collapse indicates that a photon must pass through a slit, and become either a wave or a particle. But the answer gets more complex, with Wigner's 4 body solution, with the photons becoming either Yanny or Laurel, as opposed to Alice and Bob.

Re: What is a Löbian machine/number/combinator

2018-05-05 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
The Lobian Machines arise from a universe, infinite in time and extent. From afar Ludwig Boltzmann looks down and laughs at the puny mortals attempting to comprehend his greatness. Hugh Everett the 3rd claps Boltzmann on the back and buys him a drink! The AI Tin Man says, "If I only had a

Re: Mind Uploading

2018-03-13 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
We shall rule the stars! -Original Message- From: John Clark To: everything-list Sent: Tue, Mar 13, 2018 9:10 pm Subject: Mind Uploading ​ A new company called " ​ Nectome" was started just today to use revolutionary new

Re: How to live forever

2018-03-13 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Soon the rich will be rushing to Alcor! -Original Message- From: John Clark To: everything-list Sent: Tue, Mar 13, 2018 5:21 pm Subject: How to live forever ​ Woody Allen said "I don't want to achieve immortality through my

Re: Does GR tell us why anything moves?

2018-03-09 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
My guess on this is yes GR tells us stuff-to a point. What point? Probably there are several more physical dimensions to putz around with, if you are mathematician or physicist. The ability to infer or discover the new physical dimensions that I assert exist, is eliminated by our current lack

Brian Whitworth's views on the Physics of a Simulated Universe

2018-02-22 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Brian Whitworth is a mathematician in NZ who has worked for quite a while with the idea of the universe being a sim. Peruse t leisure with some of his material and see what you think? I lifted this from a 2 month old email, that I forgot about because I was moving, and re-discovered it tonight.

Re: Satellites show sea level rise is accelerating

2018-02-16 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
What energy systems would you reco? Exclusive even of GMO chat etc.. -Original Message- From: John Clark To: everything-list Sent: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 1:12 pm Subject: Re: Satellites show sea level rise is accelerating On Thu,

Re: Why Alien Life Would be our Doom - The Great Filter

2018-02-15 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
The article I read talked about the instructions to build malicious code into how to make medical nanobots, and then when the time is right the bots go into action and instead of saving, they kill everyone. A sneak attack. We download, unless we download into an isolated computer, it escapes

Re: Satellites show sea level rise is accelerating

2018-02-15 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
The Climatologists have pushed the worst-case scenario for 30 yeas. A recent revise of the data now indicates a non-worst case scenario. Thoughts: The sinking island is no longer sinking and has gained a bit or yardage. We do need clean sources of power that is super-abundant-to replace the

Re: Quantum Supremacy

2017-12-03 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
r goal than encryption (say), etc. but the main non-encryption goal will be to simulated nature's phenomena, from protein foldings to black hole, to big-bang(s), etc. Bruno On 01 Dec 2017, at 01:05, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: Any potential for this technology to go beyond B

Re: After 37 years, Voyager 1 has fired up its trajectory thrusters

2017-12-03 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
After 37 years it fires up. And you guys think that American stuff is crap (its all Chinese now). When it last fired, Jimmy Carter was US Prez. -Original Message- From: Telmo Menezes To: everything-list Sent: Sat, Dec 2, 2017

Re: US vs North Korea

2017-12-01 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Think THAAD and AEGIS or as I call them, THAAD and Jeremy -Original Message- From: agrayson2000 To: Everything List Sent: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 8:51 pm Subject: US vs North Korea Insights welcome as to how this situation will

Re: Quantum Supremacy

2017-11-30 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Any potential for this technology to go beyond Bitcoin or encryption applications, JC? Specifically, the impact upon technological innovation. Or do you feel, this is a pipe-dream, a bridge, too far? -Original Message- From: John Clark To: everything-list

Re: Consistency of Postulates of QM

2017-11-24 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Jason, imagine a universe, by physical laws, where its easy to interact with other clones of our own universe, and version of earth, but it's far more difficult to travel without titanic amounts of energy. So Earth 1 x 119^42nd, (ourselves) trades peacefully, with Earth 1 x 20^905, but is in a

Re: Consistency of Postulates of QM

2017-11-17 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
The only thing on this cold day that sets me to mind, is the silly notion of trade with other Earth's other H. Sapiens, or smart Neanderthal's in some fantasy ship. War, is possible, but unlikely, because, money, ya, know? Each Earth might exist in a lifeless expanse of 46 billion light years.

Re: An interstellar asteroid​ ​has been found

2017-10-29 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
"The most unusual feature of the asteroid, was noted by astronomers, observing the asteroid's copious production of helium and lithium, passing outwards, from one side of the asteroid, and the non-typical heat signature from the asteroidal crater, leaving the asteroid at high speed. More

Re: An AI program that teaches itself

2017-10-21 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
Well, the news this week had a dimension all its own, with IBM's simulation of a 56 qubit processor that beats what Google currently has at 49 qubits, and would run at 1 billion times faster than the schematic simulation itself does. For me, I am not totally craving an intelligent Guy in a

Re: Mathematicians are machines that are unable to recognize the fact that they are machines

2017-10-16 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
So therefore, we are all machines, as we cannot recognize this "fact." :-) So are dogs, and bacteria, correct? -Original Message- From: Bruno Marchal To: everything-list Sent: Mon, Oct 16, 2017 9:57 am Subject: Re: Mathematicians

Re: A profound lack of profundity (and soon "the starting point")

2017-09-26 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
nt: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 10:45 am Subject: Re: A profound lack of profundity (and soon "the starting point") On 26 Sep 2017, at 07:30, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: You folks want Profundity-If this is fact, it is, Profundity itself. A Japanese team came up with a super-d

Re: A profound lack of profundity (and soon "the starting point")

2017-09-25 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
You folks want Profundity-If this is fact, it is, Profundity itself. A Japanese team came up with a super-duper quantum computing architecture, that looks to be able to eat the Protein Folding Problem, with pepper and salt. I don't feel this news is too good to be true. Needs much work,

Re: Do Observer Moments form a Vecor Space?

2017-09-05 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
I toy with this idea every once in a while. That the observer moments are generated by an observer, the observer is, for want of a better word, God, and where did God emerge from? Well, the easiest way for me to imagine this, is to invoke a Boltzmann Brain as The Observer. Therefore, rather

Re: Is math real?

2017-09-04 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
. Improve the telescope and we improve the discovery. -Original Message- From: Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be> To: everything-list <everything-list@googlegroups.com> Sent: Mon, Sep 4, 2017 12:31 pm Subject: Re: Is math real? On 04 Sep 2017, at 01:00, spudboy100 via Eve

Re: Is math real?

2017-09-03 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
is causality not? -Original Message- From: Bruce Kellett <bhkell...@optusnet.com.au> To: everything-list <everything-list@googlegroups.com> Sent: Sun, Sep 3, 2017 10:26 pm Subject: Re: Is math real? On 4/09/2017 11:42 am, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote:

Re: Is math real?

2017-09-03 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
On 4/09/2017 9:00 am, spudboy100 via Everything List wrote: I cannot seeMath Not being real, because it would fail, enormously, if "laws" of the cosmos, did not work. In other words, we could describe the world via phlogiston mist, or, luminiferous ether

Re: Is math real?

2017-09-03 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
I cannot see Math Not being real, because it would fail, enormously, if "laws" of the cosmos, did not work. In other words, we could describe the world via phlogiston mist, or, luminiferous ether (tip o' the hat to the 19th century scientists), so it works. If math didn't work, simple objects

Re: Is math real?

2017-08-28 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
No chance of a pre- embedded proggie, in the universe that makes things that think, and self reference? -Original Message- From: Brent Meeker To: everything-list Sent: Sun, Aug 27, 2017 8:49 pm Subject: Re: Is math real? On

Re: Is math real?

2017-08-22 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
It is a fair speculation to put forth that the universe of gases, rocks, and ice, gravity, from mathematics? It is not that its all a simulation, but like Venus emerging from Zeus's skull, came into existence. Possible? Stupid? Not even wrong? -Original Message- From: Brent Meeker

Re: Virgo

2017-08-18 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
You are not (perhaps sensibly) seeing that some entirely new phenomena will be detected, using the revolution (for our time) gravity detector? -Original Message- From: John Clark To: everything-list Sent: Fri, Aug 18, 2017

Re: R: Re: A profound lack of profundity

2017-08-14 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
I red Gao's books a few years back. He was teaching at the University of Sidney if I recall correctly. I liked his stuff but didn't seem useful to my focused interests. Changing subjects, how about this for a BS thought? One consciousness, yourself, of with everyone else, spanning other Everett

Re: Robust topological quantum computing

2017-07-29 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
ything-list <everything-list@googlegroups.com> Sent: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 4:57 pm Subject: Re: Robust topological quantum computing On Fri, Jul 28, 2017, spudboy100 via Everything List <everything-list@googlegroups.com> wrote: ​> ​ Do you hold out any value in quantum resurrect

Re: Robust topological quantum computing

2017-07-28 Thread spudboy100 via Everything List
d. Me, I hoping its true and doable. -Original Message- From: John Clark <johnkcl...@gmail.com> To: everything-list <everything-list@googlegroups.com> Sent: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 1:23 pm Subject: Re: Robust topological quantum computing > On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 spudboy100

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