Can chance play a role in a mathematical calculation?

At first glance, it seems the answer is no. We usually think that a mathematical algorithm is deterministic, so that 1,058 more words

Can chance play a role in a mathematical calculation?

At first glance, it seems the answer is no. We usually think that a mathematical algorithm is deterministic, so that 1,058 more words

This is the second in a series: click this link 201702-effective-action-2-systems-engineering-to-systems-politics. The first is HERE.

This paper concerns a very interesting story combining politics, management, institutions, science and technology. 396 more words

La arquitectura Von Neumann, también conocida como modelo de Von Neumann o arquitectura Princeton, es una arquitectura de computadoras basada en la descrita en 1945 por el matemático y físico… 324 more words

My thoughts on some of the TED-Ed open questions:

Do you think we should build von Neumann Machines if we have the necessary capabilities?

I just read the “Lungfish” story that describes the possible Von Neumann machines orbiting Earth who discuss the fate and future of the human race.

249 more wordsInformally speaking, Impagliazzo’s hardcore lemma says that if a boolean function is “hard to compute on average” by small circuits, then there exists a set of inputs on which the same function is “extremely hard to compute on average” by slightly smaller circuits. 3,139 more words