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this article reminded me of "turtles all the way down"
« on: April 07, 2022, 12:43:38 AM »
this article reminded me of "turtles all the way down"

https://www.space.com/33527-how-fast-is-earth-moving.html

and the obligatory wiki:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turtles_all_the_way_down#Modern_allusions_or_variations

alternate thread titles:
damn that was fast(that's what she said...lol)
round and round(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0u8teXR8VE4)

perhaps an earworm:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpRRB6q8hxc

xkcd earth:
https://xkcd.com/1732/

maybe some oatmeal:
https://theoatmeal.com/comics/universe_cat
https://theoatmeal.com/comics/columbus_day

sic(sharing is caring)

20220407-0255am-modified: added xkcd and oatmeal links
« Last Edit: April 07, 2022, 12:55:34 AM by gadget42 »
The fluctuation theorem has long been known for a sudden switch of the Hamiltonian of a classical system Z54 . For a quantum system with a Hamiltonian changing from... https://forum.tinycorelinux.net/index.php/topic,25972.msg166580.html#msg166580

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The fluctuation theorem has long been known for a sudden switch of the Hamiltonian of a classical system Z54 . For a quantum system with a Hamiltonian changing from... https://forum.tinycorelinux.net/index.php/topic,25972.msg166580.html#msg166580

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Re: this article reminded me of "turtles all the way down"
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2022, 07:12:31 AM »
The fluctuation theorem has long been known for a sudden switch of the Hamiltonian of a classical system Z54 . For a quantum system with a Hamiltonian changing from... https://forum.tinycorelinux.net/index.php/topic,25972.msg166580.html#msg166580

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Re: this article reminded me of "turtles all the way down"
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2022, 02:22:28 PM »
more(are we in a simulation a la matrix or perhaps its just those pesky turtles...lol):
https://www.zachaysan.com/writing/2018-01-23-the-world-of-bits
https://www.simulation-argument.com/simulation

these were detached from a long linkfest rabbithole...sigh...

just remembered this from the creator of puppy linux and easyos Barry Kauler:
https://bkhome.org/insight/a-theory-of-reality.html

20220825-1627pm-modified-added bkhome.org link
« Last Edit: August 25, 2022, 02:27:15 PM by gadget42 »
The fluctuation theorem has long been known for a sudden switch of the Hamiltonian of a classical system Z54 . For a quantum system with a Hamiltonian changing from... https://forum.tinycorelinux.net/index.php/topic,25972.msg166580.html#msg166580

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Re: this article reminded me of "turtles all the way down"
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2022, 07:09:02 AM »
Cory Doctorow is always priceless! Uh-oh...

https://pluralistic.net/2022/07/28/descartes-was-an-optimist/#uh-oh

reminds of those old "is it live or is it Memorex" advertisements/commercials...
The fluctuation theorem has long been known for a sudden switch of the Hamiltonian of a classical system Z54 . For a quantum system with a Hamiltonian changing from... https://forum.tinycorelinux.net/index.php/topic,25972.msg166580.html#msg166580

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Re: this article reminded me of "turtles all the way down"
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2022, 08:04:38 AM »
more xkcd:

bubbles all the way down?

https://xkcd.com/2688/

also perhaps for review:
https://drwho.virtadpt.net/page/turtles-all-the-way-down/
(previously mentioned/referenced:
https://forum.tinycorelinux.net/index.php/topic,25252.msg161338.html#msg161338)

20221021-10:09am-cdt-usa-modified-added additional links
« Last Edit: October 21, 2022, 08:09:13 AM by gadget42 »
The fluctuation theorem has long been known for a sudden switch of the Hamiltonian of a classical system Z54 . For a quantum system with a Hamiltonian changing from... https://forum.tinycorelinux.net/index.php/topic,25972.msg166580.html#msg166580

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Re: this article reminded me of "turtles all the way down"
« Reply #6 on: October 21, 2022, 09:55:20 AM »
also perhaps for review:
https://drwho.virtadpt.net/page/turtles-all-the-way-down/

intresting link / writeup ...FTR it in part reminds me of  :D
"Open Source Firmware Conference : I have come to bury the BIOS, not to open it" -  https://forum.tinycorelinux.net/index.php/topic,25959.0.html

which afair digs more into the depths of modern hw opacity


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Re: this article reminded me of "turtles all the way down"
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2024, 08:16:10 AM »
Could our Universe be a simulation? How would we even tell?

Simulations all the way down—the philosophical debate on the nature of our Universe.

https://arstechnica.com/science/2024/01/could-our-universe-be-a-simulation-how-would-we-even-tell/
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Re: this article reminded me of "turtles all the way down"
« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2024, 03:57:51 AM »
Could our Universe be a simulation? How would we even tell?

Simulations all the way down—the philosophical debate on the nature of our Universe.

to that i can only add

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Re: this article reminded me of "turtles all the way down"
« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2024, 06:38:38 AM »
https://www.thefarside.com/ never disappoints
The fluctuation theorem has long been known for a sudden switch of the Hamiltonian of a classical system Z54 . For a quantum system with a Hamiltonian changing from... https://forum.tinycorelinux.net/index.php/topic,25972.msg166580.html#msg166580