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2021-06-20 11:50:10 PM  
10 votes:
This is the absolute wrong thread.
 
2021-06-20 11:55:04 PM  
3 votes:

Cake Hunter: This is the absolute wrong thread.


But now I want cheesesteak.
 
2021-06-20 10:53:10 PM  
2 votes:
I get that cheesesteak wins in Pennsylvania, but the author of the article has clearly never had my signature sandwich: 6 slices of American cheese and a farkload of ripple chips on a hoagie roll, microwaved for 45 seconds.

I haven't had one in 20 years and I'm still trying to work the last one off, but I stand by my creation.
 
2021-06-20 9:35:14 PM  
1 vote:

johnphantom: This goes to something schizophrenics generally experience, called apophenia. Dictionary: Apophenia definition is - the tendency to perceive a connection or meaningful pattern between unrelated or random things (such as objects or ideas). This goes so deeply into us schizophrenics that I remember one catatonic schizophrenic I lived with for 6 months in an institution would draw geometric shapes on paper, and then masturbate to them. I have made apophenia real. This is so basic to everything and instinctual I believe it is the basis of our reality. I don't think nature is a Boolean Algebra working on binary bits computer. If it was, then why doesn't this algebra naturally show up in nature? As in why can't we see it at least in our highly complex computing brains?

My Theory of Everything: a computable logic that arises from how connections are made and/or broken over time. This is what I call a "dynamic stateless computer" based on "logic geometry" - a new type of computer that forms logic through dynamic connections, or dynamic geometric logic, or logic through the changing shape of geometry, like a truth table that the truths change and is essentially functional programming, but is computable logic without mathematics, where the changing shape is the only information. I have working models that do many different sophisticated things, including emulating math. The models are on top of a digital computer of course, but the entirety of the logic is performed by one command that allows you to create or rewrite a command to a string of commands, and nothing else. I call this the Logic Geometry Theory. Contact me at johnphantom[[nospam-﹫-backwards] image 7x13]liamtoh[* image 7x13]com or go to github.com/johnphantom/Dynamic-Statele​ss-Computer for the models.

I can perform the permutations of this word problem:

You have a combination padlock with four dials on it. Each dial has the numbers 0 through 4 on them. The lock can have as many 0s as dials, and is se ...


My old partner definitely experienced apophenia.  One problem is that as a musician he was frequently right about making music theory connections... and that encouraged him to believe that ALL the connections were real.  Holy conspiracy theories, Batman!

I think that he didn't have schizophrenia but had brain damage from lots of meth back in the day.  Even when people quit meth, they keep doing meth-person stuff.  It sucks.
 
2021-06-20 10:16:10 PM  
1 vote:

johnphantom: This goes to something schizophrenics generally experience, called apophenia. Dictionary: Apophenia definition is - the tendency to perceive a connection or meaningful pattern between unrelated or random things (such as objects or ideas). This goes so deeply into us schizophrenics that I remember one catatonic schizophrenic I lived with for 6 months in an institution would draw geometric shapes on paper, and then masturbate to them. I have made apophenia real. This is so basic to everything and instinctual I believe it is the basis of our reality. I don't think nature is a Boolean Algebra working on binary bits computer. If it was, then why doesn't this algebra naturally show up in nature? As in why can't we see it at least in our highly complex computing brains?

My Theory of Everything: a computable logic that arises from how connections are made and/or broken over time. This is what I call a "dynamic stateless computer" based on "logic geometry" - a new type of computer that forms logic through dynamic connections, or dynamic geometric logic, or logic through the changing shape of geometry, like a truth table that the truths change and is essentially functional programming, but is computable logic without mathematics, where the changing shape is the only information. I have working models that do many different sophisticated things, including emulating math. The models are on top of a digital computer of course, but the entirety of the logic is performed by one command that allows you to create or rewrite a command to a string of commands, and nothing else. I call this the Logic Geometry Theory. Contact me at johnphantomliamtohcom or go to github.com/johnphantom/Dynamic-Statele​ss-Computer for the models.

I can perform the permutations of this word problem:

You have a combination padlock with four dials on it. Each dial has the numbers 0 through 4 on them. The lock can have as many 0s as dials, and is set to 0000 by default. The lock does not allow you to use any number between 1 and 4 two or more times in the combination. The following combinations are valid: 0123 1234 0103 0010 4031. The following combinations are invalid: 0113 4014 0202 4444. How many possible combinations are there?

Here is the solution:

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If scaled to 18 wheels and 18 numbers by changing n (which is 4 above), I can perform the 2,968,971,264,021,448,999 possible permutations each reachable within 18 keystrokes or less.

This can also be solved using Pascal's Triangle that goes back to BC ancient China in a new way, because we didn't have a representation for zero until the 13th century and in the implementation I was counting nothing as something, which is represented by zero in the word problem. The implementation is selecting 4 different grenades' order when buying and throwing, where you essentially place the grenades into the order you want to throw, with empty slots being possible if you do not select all 4 grenades.

I have also built a randomizer that drives a relational database and calculators that can emulate addition/subtraction/multiplication/di​vision.

Here is the solution using algebra I and Pascal's Triangle:

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//I do plan to make the complex calculator more complex in less size


I kept trying to sieve by different letters to see what meme you were trying to do with that wall of text
 
2021-06-21 12:54:57 PM  
1 vote:

Olympic Trolling Judge: Not sure why it's being posted here now.  But it's a good survey of the history of mathematical logic...


I found it in a really interesting post on MetaFilter. I expected a more excitedly interesting conversation about it's contents but like, I jsut read Wittgenstein's On Certainty on Friday and edited a book review where I was considering the isolating effects of social media (in the review on a political level, in my "future research" file on the way form matches content way more often than programmers admit). Obviously I was in a different headspace than...everybody?

However, for all this threads shiatting on Wolfram, Comp Sci faculty and AI researchers always sound like first year philosophy students when they talk about abstraction in languages, and when they talk about ethics of AI, that's nota  bugm it is a feature of AI research and it's farking scary to watch as it spreads facile simplifications through law and private sector funding. So, like, suck it up.
 
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