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Feynman: Simplicity and Complexity

It always bothers me that, according to the laws as we understand them today, it takes a computing machine an infinite number of logical operations to figure out what goes on in no matter how tiny a region of space, and no matter how tiny a region of time.

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Feynman: Rhythms and Patterns of Nature

The artists of the renaissance said that man’s main concern should be for man. And yet … even the artist appreciates sunsets and the ocean waves and the march of the stars across the heavens … As we look into these things … we get a certain aesthetic pleasure from them directly on observation, but there’s also a rhythm and a pattern between the phenomena of nature which isn’t apparent to the eye but only to the eye of analysis.

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Atomic Hard Drive

It is easy to become depressed about the state of the world right now. We have what are probably the worst two candidates running for president in this election. 873 more words

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