Category Archives: When is a pipe a pipe?

Embodied Cognition and iCub

An iCub robot mounted on a supporting frame. The robot is 104 cm high and weighs around 22 kg An iCub is a 1 metre high humanoid robot testbed for research into human cognition and artificial intelligence. Systems that perceive, … 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

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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

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The Perfect Sphere

Before I begin I had to mention the following two entries below that I wanted to do but was short on time. This recording was produced by converting into audible sounds some of the radar echoes received by Huygens during … Continue reading

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Quest For Convincing Evidence?

THE BEVALAC IN WHICH IONS OF HEAVY ELEMENTS, CREATED IN THE SUPERHILAC (TOP), WERE SENT DOWN A BEAM PIPE FOR FURTHER ACCELERATION AND EXPERIMENTAL WORK IN THE BEVATRON WHEN NUCLEI COLLIDE AND THE ENERGY DENSITY OF THE PARTICLES PRODUCED IS … Continue reading

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BigFoot: The Anomalistic Reality?

The explanation of scientific development in terms of paradigms was not only novel but radical too, insofar as it gives a naturalistic explanation of belief-change. Thomas Kuhn <a href="http://eskesthai.blogspot.com/2006/03/professors-fate-or-encouragement-to.html&quot; target=_BLank title="Frame from the footage filmed by Roger Patterson in October … Continue reading

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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

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Laval Nozzle and the Blackhole

Often times model changes help perspective, where previously idealization will be contained. Moving beyond the experimental grasp for new ways in which to interpret, require a mode and offensive into producing new variations of ole thngs held in context? Ths … Continue reading

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Aristotle and the Logic of the Natural World

Aristotle’s logic, especially his theory of the syllogism, has had an unparalleled influence on the history of Western thought. It did not always hold this position: in the Hellenistic period, Stoic logic, and in particular the work of Chrysippus, was … Continue reading

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Mathematical Models

“Backwards” might mean, from a “5d understanding” to a three dimensional fabrication. You had to understand how the 5d world is explained here, before judgement is cast. While I would like nothing more then to cater to the struggles of … Continue reading

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