Thursday, July 20, 2017

Divided Attention

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 11:54 AM

The previous post alluded to the phrase "undivided attention."

An example of divided  attention —

The "Orphan Black" scene (at right above) is from a post, "Art's Space,"
of Saturday, July 15, 2017.  The themes of the Orphan Black series —
in the context of Silicon Valley, not of Orphan Black — were discussed
in the Los Angeles Review of Books  on Monday, July 17, 2017. Other
Silicon Valley themes appear in the recent film "The Circle" (at left above).

Another phrase for divided  attention is "bulk apperception."


Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 10:34 AM

From "Silicon Valley’s Bonfire of the Vainglorious"

By W. Patrick McCray in the Los Angeles Review of Books
on Monday, July 17, 2017 —

"Whether people are information, chemistry, or indeed
'spirit' or 'soul' has kept stoned undergraduates talking
into the wee hours and philosophers employed, but
there’s now an undeniable commercial aspect to all of

"You have my (divided) attention." — The Singularity.
(See the link on "At" in this  journal on Monday.)

Monday, July 17, 2017

Athens Meets Jerusalem . . .

Filed under: General,Geometry — Tags: , — m759 @ 9:00 AM

At the Googleplex .

For those whose only interest in higher mathematics
is as a path to the occult

Plato's Diamond and the Hebrew letter Aleph —


and some related (if only graphically) mathematics —

Click the above image for some related purely mathematical  remarks.

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