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Comment The Way (Score 1) 312

Read "The Little Schemer", and then "The Seasoned Schemer". Then read "Learn You a Haskell For Great Good", Typeclassopedia and Bartosz Milewski's videos. Write lots of code on the side. Rise above syntax and environment. Don't get into petty debates, opinions, and trends of the day. Avoid people and love automata. Perhaps one day we will discover we are automata too.

Comment Re:Wikileaks (Score 1) 211

It is the dishonest press reporting their speculative idea for a database of account influencing *relationships* with WikiLeaks doxing home addresses. As they stated the idea is to look at the network of *relationships* that influence -- not to publish addresses. For those outraged by their suggestion, it is something Wikipedia, Google and Facebook already does.

Comment Re:Cut full time down to 30-32 hours to start! (Score 1) 917

I agree with this. Overnight economic paradigm shifts are what destroyed many countries. Incremental change is good to test the waters and undo the change if necessary. Even then too much attachment to a policy is bad. I predict once we cut down the working days per week, we will find problems we need to resolve before we make UBI happen. Personally, I think UBI is human domestication by elites, much like how pets get free food and restrictive reproductive privileges from us. But I am willing to be proved wrong.

Comment Re:Say what? (Score 0) 199

The full quote by Augustin-Jean Fresnel is:

“Nature is not embarrassed by difficulties of analysis. She avoids complication only in means. Nature seems to be proposed to do much with little: it is a principle that the development of physics constantly supports by new evidence.”

Quantum physicists maintain, that quantum mechanics is not an emergent property of an underlying reality. They do believe that reality magically finds solutions to hard problems in quantum mechanics.

I don't agree with them. But I am just a random neckbeard on the Internet who likes Bohmian mechanics, which allows for such a underlying reality, the statistical properties of which is what QM describes. For critics who say Bohmian mechanics can't be relativistic, yes it can. For critics who say Bohmian mechanics needs non-locality, non-locality happens anyway in experiments no matter what theory you use to describe it. The real reason why Bohmian mechanics was abandoned was because Bohm and his predecessors were accused of commies. And the western establishment didn't like their ideas.

Navier-Stokes equation has an underlying reality, the emergent properties of which it is trying to explain - it is the fluid particles, which interact with each other using simple laws.

Comment Re:Science (Score 1) 364

When history of these times are written scientists of quantum mechanics today would be considered like the scientists of planetary epicycles and scientists of Descartian physics.. There will be a simpler causal interpretation of the evidence which supports quantum mechanics without all the magic: De Broglie–Bohm theory.

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