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

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

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

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.

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