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1. ## Thread: Need help with AI problem

by hlreed
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### You could probably do this better in a spread...

You could probably do this better in a spread sheet. It already has the sweep.
In another sense, there is no way to do this in a computer. You must let each bird be a computer.
2. ## Thread: Tangent Modulus

by hlreed
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### Take the difference of the data. It will be a...

Take the difference of the data. It will be a derivative.
Data, Difference
5
7, 2
3, -4
3.5, .5
etc.
3. ## Thread: holography or what? (sorry, no picture included)

by hlreed
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### A hologram is the recorded difference in a...

A hologram is the recorded difference in a reflection wave form and a reference wave form. There are all sorts of lenticular pictures that will do different things in different eyes. You might have a...
4. ## Thread: Ask a question!

by hlreed
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### Question. If the logic operators were numbers,...

Question.
If the logic operators were numbers, what is the number of OR ?
5. ## Thread: Relativism and newtonian physics?

by hlreed
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### I like your notion of looking for unknown...

I like your notion of looking for unknown operators that must depend on inputs.
However, I don't think it does the job for any analogy except complexity.
6. ## Thread: Light backpressure

by hlreed
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### Since light has no mass, there is no back...

Since light has no mass, there is no back pressure. MV = 0
7. ## Thread: Emulating human brain

by hlreed
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### Quite simple. Count and name each neuron....

Quite simple.
Count and name each neuron.
Replace each neuron with a computer that does
Axon = N(synapses) where N is a neuron function.

This is dynamic. There is no place to store data except...
8. ## Thread: Three simultaneous equations, three unknowns

by hlreed
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### I don't know what I'm doing here but I have been...

I don't know what I'm doing here but I have been working with truth tables so, make a sort of truth table for x,y and z with a,b and c as results.
x y z a b c
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 1 1 0 0
0 1 0 1 0 0...
9. ## Thread: Mathmatical paradox?

by hlreed
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### The problem is not with 0. It is with division....

The problem is not with 0. It is with division. You simply cannot divide everything. Its against the law.
10. ## Thread: A New Kind of Science?

by hlreed
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### Cellular automata are cells that are in a regular...

Cellular automata are cells that are in a regular array. Each cell reads the value of its neighbors and outputs it own value, which, of course its neighbors read.
Wolfram has done a complete job on...
11. ## Thread: Differential gearset math

by hlreed
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### The algebra you have is B + C = A So B = A - C...

The algebra you have is B + C = A
So B = A - C
If you start with those relationships, you must stick with them.
12. ## Thread: A question concerning vectors and wave funtions

by hlreed
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### At right angles the two waves will not interact...

At right angles the two waves will not interact at all.
13. ## Thread: Gravity Wave Basics

by hlreed
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### There is no way for a gravity wave to propigate....

There is no way for a gravity wave to propigate. It would have to act like a sound wave, but space is not air.
14. ## Thread: Basic maths question: Definition of division

by hlreed
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### Multiplication comes from tables. It is however...

Multiplication comes from tables. It is however repeated addition.

A = B + B ; is 2*B
P = A + B ; is 3*B

To divide (an integer) subtract until you reach 0 while counting the subtractions. The...
15. ## Thread: Bases other than decimal

by hlreed
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### Base is a fundamental property of number. The...

Base is a fundamental property of number. The base of a number is the number of symbols required to make a digit. Let base be b.
Then b = 2 for binary with the symbols 0 and 1.
b = 10 for decimal...
16. ## Thread: Turing Vs. Descarte on Thinking Machines - An Essay

by hlreed
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### Read "GoodBye, Descartes" by Keith Devlin, Wiley,...

Read "GoodBye, Descartes" by Keith Devlin, Wiley, 1997.
Actually, Devlin is the only Phylosopher that gets close to understanding the brain as machine.

Good essay topic.
17. ## Thread: Robotics : Plz Help Me

by hlreed
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### For the study of robotics you need mathematics,...

For the study of robotics you need mathematics, electronics and some mechanical engineering.

AI is software. Robots are software and hardware.

The mathematics you need is Boolean or switching...
18. ## Thread: Electricity

by hlreed
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### Here is the data flow of a computer: memory ->...

Here is the data flow of a computer:

memory -> fetch -> decode -> memory
Memory is filled with program by a human.

Here is the data flow of any living thing:

nature -> sensors -> brain ->...
19. ## Thread: Basic Robot

by hlreed
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### Try Nuts & Volts magazine's robotic supplement....

Try Nuts & Volts magazine's robotic supplement. The BB on their website is good for robotics also.

http://www.nutsvolts.com
20. ## Thread: Are solar sails a Yellow Submarine?

by hlreed
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### I think he is probably right. Sailing through...

I think he is probably right. Sailing through space has problems. If the mirror is perfect there is no momentum transfer. If the mirror is bad, it all goes to heat.
NASA will still test this if they...
21. ## Thread: Does the brain use a code? If so...

by hlreed
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### Think of the brain as the code and neurons as the...

Think of the brain as the code and neurons as the hardware.
Then a brain is a list of neurons and how they are connected.

You see the neurons. How they are arranged is the brain code.
22. ## Thread: Does the brain use a code? If so...

by hlreed
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### The calculations in the brain have to be...

The calculations in the brain have to be arithmetic. Nothing else will compute. Think of a neuron as a function.
N = F(all inputs)
Calculation in wet brains is molecular. There are several ways...
23. ## Thread: Simplest robot.

by hlreed
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### Robots are systems of sensors, functions and...

Robots are systems of sensors, functions and motors. To make the robot, you name the sensors and motors as if they were variables in a computer program. Your robot is any program you can make with...
24. ## Thread: Infinity

by hlreed
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### Division is a process of subtract and test. When...

Division is a process of subtract and test. When you divide by 0 the subtraction has no effect and the process will never end. (or the battery dies.)
The infinite part is not the number, it is the...
25. ## Thread: Ai

by hlreed
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### From the bottom. Study microbe brains. Learn to...

From the bottom. Study microbe brains. Learn to see inputs, outputs and data flow. Stay away from AI standard stuff.
Brains are the topic of study. They scale up, but cannot be torn down.
Here is a...
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