Thursday, February 14, 2013

Chapman’s Homer

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 12:00 PM

(Continued from August 23, 2012)

“Good is a noun. That was it.
That was what Phaedrus had been looking for.
That was the homer over the fence
that ended the ballgame.”

Robert M. Pirsig

But perhaps not a proper  noun.
See the link to Good's Singularity
at the end of today's previous post.

Annals of Quantum Hype

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 11:00 AM

Yesterday's link to Aaronson and Turing suggests a review
of events on August 16, 2012 in the light of Log24 on that date.

Exhibit A: New Institute for Quantum Studies at Chapman University—

Exhibit B: The Aug. 16, 2012, death of Chapman University's Indiana Jones—

Whether this Indiana Jones successfully transgressed
the boundaries of space and time, I do not know.

Exhibit C: Related quantum hype— 

Chapman Professor Lands Discover  Cover Story,
Chapman University Happenings, March 18, 2010

See also Good's Singularity.

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