Tag Archives: the Big H

from “On Self-Referential Sentences” by Douglas Hofstadter, originally in Scientific American (January 1981), reprinted in Metamagical Themas (1985) via crystilogic (Source: http://amzn.to/Ka9370)

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Moore’s three-dimensional law is a remarkable “epiphenomenon” … a statistical regularity that emerges from a swarm of unknown, mutually independent activities. In that sense, it resembles the “law” that says that each Labor Day weekend, about 450 automobile fatalities will … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment