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Categorial decomposition of Galilean spacetime. Sean Carroll tells us that it was Galileo who first si rese conto che motion can be separated into: motion in the x direction — ẋ or x′[t] motion in the y direction — ẏ or y′[t] motion … Continue reading
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This week I posted different viewpoints on The Self. Particularly I’m interested in self as a function of inputs. Just as the size of eyes a fly is born with is a function of the temperature of the eggs, so too, … Continue reading
What happens if, instead of doing a linear regression with sums of monomial terms, you do the complete opposite? Instead of regressing the phenomenon against , you regressed the phenomenon against an explanation like ? I first thought of this question several years ago whilst living … Continue reading
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