Twilight Years

At some point in our life, we come to accept the fact we are closer to death than life. What lies ahead is definitely less significant than what is left behind. These are the twilight years, and I have come to accept them. With darkness descending over the horizons, and the long shadows of misspent years and evaded human conditions slithering all around me, I peer into the void, into an eternity of silence and dreamlessness. È almost time.

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Sunset Career

L'insegnamento è una vocazione nobile e gratificante. As my sunset career, I have accepted a faculty position at Singapore Management University, l'insegnamento di analisi dei dati e modelli di business presso la School of Information Systems. Questi argomenti si siedono bene con la mia entrepreneurial ventures from earlier this year on data analytics and process automation, che erano tutti parte della mia uscendo di pensionamento.

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Interpretation of Special Relativity

When we looked at Quantum Mechanics, we talked about its various interpretations. The reason we have such interpretations, Ho detto, is that QM deals with a reality that we have no access to, through our sensory and perceptual apparatuses. D'altronde, Special Relativity is about macro objects in motion, and we have no problem imagining such things. So why would we need to have an interpretation? The answer is a subtle one.
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Velocità della luce

The speed of light being a constant sounds like a simple statement. But there is more to it, quite a bit more. Let’s look at what this constancy really means. A prima vista, it says that if you are standing somewhere, and there is a ray of light going from your right to left, it has a speed c. And another ray of light going from left to right also has a speed c. So far, so good. Now let’s say you are in a rocket ship, come mostrato in figura, moving from right to left.

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Teoria della Relatività

Quando sentiamo parlare di Einstein e la relatività speciale (o la teoria della relatività, di utilizzare il nome reale), pensiamo al famoso E = mc^2 equazione, e cose strane come il paradosso dei gemelli. Mentre queste cose sono tutte vere e importanti, il problema SR cerca di risolvere è uno completamente diverso. È un tentativo di difendere un principio fondamentale in fisica.
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