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the science business

It may very well be confirmation bias, which would be telling, a strange loop or bootstrapping kinda phenomenon rather than some real change out there, but the science business hanky panky finally seems to be getting more attention in mainstream media. 262 more words

Society

Notes from Strange Loop 2015: Day Two

Pixie

  • lisp
  • own vm
  • compiled using RPython tool chain
  • RPython – reduced python
    • used in PyPy project
    • has own tracing JIT
  • runs on os x, linux, ARM (!)
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Tech

Notes from Strange Loop 2015: Day One

Unconventional Programming with Chemical Computing

  • Carin Meier
  • Living Clojure
  • @Cognitect
  • Inspired by Book – unconventional programming paradigms
  • “the grass is computing”
    • all living things process information via chemical reactions on molecular level…
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Tech

A strange loop

Rule Number x: Every rule has an exception.

Now thinking about this rule, stating: that every rule has an exception. Let’s apply this rule to itself.

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Philosophy

Douglas Hofstadter / I Am A Strange Loop

Finally a book that proves we are fractals. Joking aside, in a more serious approach Hofstadter states in his book that consciousness can arise from a pattern called a “strange loop”.   483 more words

Laziness - a strange loop at the heart of intelligence

I recently read this blog post and I liked it a lot. Here is a quick summary:

It has been said that necessity is the mother of invention. 

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Philosophy

The whole is just the sum of parts.

It’s been a while I didn’t write on this blog, I will try to be more active from now on. I return to the subject that always hunts me the most: Self-referential systems, strange loops, super-rationality. 101 more words

Philosophy