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Homotopy

06/10/2015

“Homotopy types are used to classify the essential features of an object. The letters A, R and Q all have one hole, and so are the same homotopy type. The letters C, X and K are also of the same homotopy type, as they can all transform into a line.” Source: Univalent Foundations Redefines Mathematics Read More

Explaining Time With Coffee and Quanta

04/30/2014

The perception of time as flowing may be a matter of quantum correlation.   Eventually, the correlations contained all the information, and the individual particles contained none. At that point, Lloyd discovered, particles arrived at a state of equilibrium, and their states stopped changing, like coffee that has cooled to room temperature. “What’s really going Read More