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Comment: Don't underestimate the wave equation (Score 1) 199

by sugarmotor (#46667545) Attached to: P vs. NP Problem Linked To the Quantum Nature of the Universe

Here's a paper about the wave function and computability (computability beyond P, NP, etc)

Marian Boykan Pour-El and Ian Richards. The wave equation with computable initial data such that its unique solution is not computable. Advances in mathematics, vol. 39 (1981), pp. 215–239.

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Comment: Always odd (Score 1) 211

by sugarmotor (#44753227) Attached to: Writing Documentation: Teach, Don't Tell

Always find it a bit odd when people complain about documentation, or place emphasis on it. My first prioroty is, "it works".

On the other hand, it is hardly clear in most cases, who the audience of the comments are. Do they know much, do they know little? If they know little, there needs to be a lot of documentation. Who is to say?

So when I hear about people, who mention bad documentation, or who complain about some documentation, it strikes me a bit odd.


Comment: Order suspended (Score 1) 802

by sugarmotor (#43931045) Attached to: Judge Orders Child Porn Suspect To Decrypt His Hard Drives

The order was suspended on June 4.

"Federal judge suspends order that child porn suspect decrypt own computer files or face contempt"

"Earlier court order requiring a Wisconsin suspect in underage porn case to decrypt his hard drives for the FBI by the end of the day Tuesday -- or face contempt of court -- has been lifted."


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