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Is something like a re-discovery of the same thing by the same person possible?

Yes, we continue to remain very busy.

However, in spite of all that busy-ness, in whatever spare time I have ], I cannot help but “think” in a bit… 611 more words

Quick von Neumann stability analysis

The von Neumann stability analysis is a great tool to assess stabilty of discretizing schemes for PDEs. But too often, imho, the discussion gets blurred with trigonometric expressions. 246 more words

Mathematics

Monte Carlo Methods, where Math and Chance Meet

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

Mathematics

Von Neumann

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

Von Neumann Machines?

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.

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