Saturday, July 3, 2010

Devising Entities

Filed under: General,Geometry — m759 @ 12:00 PM

or, Darkness and Brightness at Noon

"Human perception is a saga of created reality. But we were devising entities beyond the agreed-upon limits of recognition or interpretation…. We tried to create new realities overnight, careful sets of words that resemble advertising slogans in memorability and repeatability. These were words that would yield pictures eventually and then become three-dimensional."

— Don DeLillo, Point Omega

GF(4) = {0, 1, ω, ω2}

Symbolic representation of a Galois field

"One two three  four,
  who are we  for?"

— Cheerleaders' chant

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