Re: A possible flaw un UDA?

2011-04-14 Thread Bruno Marchal
Hi Russell, Hi Stephen, I comment the two (now three!) posts in one mail. On 14 Apr 2011, at 04:12, Stephen Paul King wrote: -Original Message- From: Russell Standish Sent: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 8:07 PM To: everything-list@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: A possible flaw un UDA?

[OT] Love and free will

2011-04-14 Thread Evgenii Rudnyi
This week in Die Zeit there were two papers about love and fidelity. One more scientific, another more philosophic. In the latter there is a couple of paragraphs related to Goethe’s “Elective Affinities” that are 100% in agreement with Rex: Die Utopie der Liebe

Request: computation=thermodynamics paper(s)

2011-04-14 Thread Colin Hales
Hi all, I was wondering if anyone out there knows of any papers that connect computational processes to thermodynamics in some organized fashion. The sort of thing I am looking for would have statements saying cooling is (info/computational equivalent) pressure is ..(info/computational

Re: Request: computation=thermodynamics paper(s)

2011-04-14 Thread Russell Standish
Slizard did a whole bunch of stuff in this area in the 1940s. Feynmann has some good introductions to it in his Lectures in Physics series (I forget which volume), IIRC. This was more focussed on the thermodynamics of computation (eg what efficiency limits are there on processing bits). Later on,