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Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

August 31st, 2021, 4:17 pm

At the risk of being churlish, Euler's formula is called Eluer's formula several times in the text. However, if some of you check the math and it is all rigorously correct, that is arguably more important.

Perhaps you were hinting at that when you noted the author, who is Gode, as "Code."

In counterbalance for such petty criticism, here is a fun toy to play with:

Wolfram Alpha - Complex Number Calculator

Perform basic math operations, find roots of complex numbers, apply functions, and do computations that give complex numbers as a result.

If you are really up for a challenge - simply reverse engineer it and build your own CN(i)C.
 
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Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

September 9th, 2021, 10:03 am

Albert Einstein was a genius.
But his brother Frank was a monster.
 
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Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

September 10th, 2021, 2:29 pm

Albert Einstein was a genius.
But his brother Frank was a monster.
"It's pronounced Frankensteen"
 
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Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

November 30th, 2021, 10:55 am

"Mathematics is the exclusive purview of 0.01% of society (the alphas)." "The betas were 29.99% of the population genetically engineered to care for the population from cradle to grave. " "the thetas (thugs and delivery services) and lambdas (general laborers) each constituted 30% of the population," "Moreover, there were mutants who accounted for the remaining 10% of the population."


I assume the vaxed are the betas?  (well some will think out something for them, like engineering  boosters...)

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10780-021-09443-3
 
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Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

November 30th, 2021, 11:34 am

"Both “geometry” and “religion” were undefined terms. No clear trace into the past was possible with either of these terms. At the Hermitian University of Free Thought, the study of geometry began with revolutions in String theory and ended with the geometry of Minkowski classified as “primitive.” " The former was used to establish the presence of Aldebaran as the All Knowing Deity that lived in the 11th dimension outside the 10 dimensions of the Universe; and the latter made decomposition of mass in time travel possible with the risk of never getting recomposed."  

"The world prophesized by Aldous Huxley is already coming true with the advent and unchecked use of AI for mass manipulation"
 
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Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

November 30th, 2021, 6:07 pm

Speaking of dystopias, watched an old 2010 movie yesterday that was new to me: "Never Let Me Go".
Worth a watch, although kind of creepy and quite depressing ... 
 
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Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

November 30th, 2021, 8:06 pm

Read something yesterday attributed to Erdos to the effect that mathematics is unending while other branches of inquiry (the sciences) could be completed.

The mathematics part is pretty clear, but not sure about the rest: can physics be completed? And where are we if we know everything there is to know about physics? If "complete" knowledge means that you know time travel is impossible, for example, how can you be sure that you're not wrong?
 
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Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

November 30th, 2021, 8:21 pm

The mathematics part is pretty clear, but not sure about the rest: can physics be completed? And where are we if we know everything there is to know about physics? If "complete" knowledge means that you know time travel is impossible, for example, how can you be sure that you're not wrong?
You see "Congratulations! You have completed this level!" across the sky.
 
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Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

November 30th, 2021, 8:35 pm

"And where are we if we know everything there is to know about physics?" the many high ranked (humble) journals claiming all their papers submitted and published (every month or so) must be break through papers with very high scientific significance will off corse all close down in all humbleness
 
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Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

November 30th, 2021, 9:52 pm

Read something yesterday attributed to Erdos to the effect that mathematics is unending while other branches of inquiry (the sciences) could be completed.

The mathematics part is pretty clear, but not sure about the rest: can physics be completed? And where are we if we know everything there is to know about physics? If "complete" knowledge means that you know time travel is impossible, for example, how can you be sure that you're not wrong?
Hard to be sure, but the Fermi paradox ("Where are they?") is a pretty good argument for:
- time travel is impossible, and
- faster than light travel is impossible, and
- worm hole travel is impossible.
And, maybe one implies the others. 

Then, there is the Gell-Mann principle: "Everything that is not forbidden is compulsory"
 
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Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

November 30th, 2021, 10:47 pm

At least we don’t have to worry about knowing everything there is to know about finance. Which, of course brings to mind one of the timeless quotes from the master: “There is a theory which states that if anyone ever discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened”.
 
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Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

December 1st, 2021, 12:14 am

The Extended-Gell-Mann principle "Everything that is forbidden is called cosmology & Rock and Roll"
 
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Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

December 1st, 2021, 7:08 pm

You see "Congratulations! You have completed this level!" across the sky.
Surely there is a boss fight first -- ?
 
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Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

December 1st, 2021, 9:33 pm

I'm going through it right now with Wiley! 
 
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Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

December 17th, 2021, 3:47 pm

square root of probability any interpretation?