The Curious Wavefunction
Musings on science, history, philosophy and literature
One of my favorite science fiction novels is “The Black Cloud” by Fred Hoyle. It describes an alien intelligence in the form of a cloud th...
Brains, Computation And Thermodynamics: A View From The Future?
Progress in science often happens when two or more fields productively meet. Astrophysics got a huge boost when the tools of radio and ra...
On free speech, crossing the Rubicon and the need to unite
I woke up to some welcome news today, news that after an extended period of disappointment and disillusionment, has left me feeling better ...
Von Neumann In 1955 And 2020: Musings Of A Cheerful Pessimist On Technological Survival
Johnny von Neumann enjoying some of the lighter aspects of technology. The cap lights up when its wearer blows into the tube. “All e...
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