# Category Archives: Ramanujan

## Ducks Know Game Theory

A Beautiful Math: John Nash, Game Theory, and the Modern Quest for a Code of Nature (2006) The ducks, naturally, were delighted with this experiment, so they all rapidly paddled into position. But then Harper’s helpers began tossing the … Continue reading

## First Principals of Quantum Mechanics

Of course the discussions are leading me to gather my thoughts on things, as they are being spoken too, by Bloggingheads. A Life of the Genius Ramanujanby Robert Kanigel Srinivas Ramanujan (1887-1920)In the past few decades, we have witnessed how … Continue reading

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## Pattern recognition

“To understand is to perceive patterns” – Isaiah Berlin Namagiri, the consort of the lion god Narasimha. Ramanujan believed that he existed to serve as Namagiri´s champion – Hindu Goddess of creativity. In real life Ramanujan told people that Namagiri … Continue reading

## The Artist In Us All

““Deep play means no analysis, no explanation, no promises, no goals, no worries. You are completely open to the drama of life that may unfold.”“-Dianne Ackerman See more on Deep Play. This post entry under the heading of the “Artist … Continue reading

## Are there Patterns to Life?

Its grandness, goodness, beauty and perfection are unexcelled. Our one universe, indeed, the only one of its kind, has come to be.Timaeus concludes I was just thinking about the idea of being a mathematical structure, and having been made aware … Continue reading

## Mersenne Prime: One < the Power of two

It looks as though primes tend to concentrate in certain curves that swoop away to the northwest and southwest, like the curve marked by the blue arrow. (The numbers on that curve are of the form x(x+1) + 41, the … Continue reading

## Raphael the Painter

By ‘dilating’ and ‘expanding’ the scope of our attention we not only discover that ‘form is emptiness’ (the donut has a hole), but also that ’emptiness is form’ (objects precipitate out of the larger ‘space’) – to use Buddhist terminology. … Continue reading

## Pattern Recognition

Strominger: That was the problem we had to solve. In order to count microstates, you need a microscopic theory. Boltzmann had one–the theory of molecules. We needed a microscopic theory for black holes that had to have three characteristics: One, … Continue reading

## Past Life Bleed Throughs?

In studying over the many years, certain concepts and ideas brought from other cultures stayed with me of course, while I explored the dream world enviroment on my own. The idea here is that similar patterns used in construction of … Continue reading

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## Intuitively Compelling

While it does appear that Einstein has indeed given us a paradigm which was indeed world-changing and affected everyone, how well might he have known himself? He was “driven,” as to the” focus and outcome” of GR’s growth? Yet, being … Continue reading