分类档案,,en,马拉雅拉姆语是我的母语,,en,该类别的所有帖子都受到那些感兴趣的人的关注,,en,有些甚至可能在马拉雅拉姆语中,,en,工作与生活,,en,蚂蚁和蚱hopper,,en,游行,,en,蚂蚁和蚱hopper的寓言故事通常被用来推动手工与成功之间不可避免的联系,,en,以及懒惰和艰辛,,en,还是在才华横溢之间,,en,懒惰和痛苦,,en,这是另一个可能与此消息背道而驰的故事,,en,继续阅读,,en,收入差距,,en,懒,,en,钱,,en,退休,,en,妻子的观点,,en,与我最近的退休有关,,en,我老婆给我发了一篇文章,,en,某人关于如何快乐退休的演讲,,en,这提出了几个有趣的观点,,en,但更有趣的是,,en,它始于一个有趣的故事,,en,这里是,,en,在喀拉拉邦的一个小村庄,,en,一个虔诚的基督徒去世了,,en: Philosophy

Philosophy is never too far from physics. It is in their overlap that I expect breakthroughs.

量子力学,,en,粒子与相互作用,,en,还原论,,en,古典物理学,,en,量子力学的历史渊源,,en,量子场论,,en,量子力学-解释,,en,狭义相对论,,en,光速,,en,狭义相对论的解释,,en,电子书版本的《粒子与相互作用》现已推出,,en,可作为与移动设备兼容的设计精美的可打印电子书提供,,en,立即获取,,en,质量管理,,de,是小事物的物理学,,en,他们的行为举止如何相互影响,,en,QM的这种框架明显缺席的原因,,en,为什么小事情做什么,这是质量管理一个问题,,en,如果您要在这个主题上取得进展,,en,最好的选择是遏制问为什么,,en,自然就是她,,en

量子力学,,en,粒子与相互作用,,en,还原论,,en,古典物理学,,en,量子力学的历史渊源,,en,量子场论,,en,量子力学-解释,,en,狭义相对论,,en,光速,,en,狭义相对论的解释,,en,电子书版本的《粒子与相互作用》现已推出,,en,可作为与移动设备兼容的设计精美的可打印电子书提供,,en,立即获取,,en,质量管理,,de,是小事物的物理学,,en,他们的行为举止如何相互影响,,en,QM的这种框架明显缺席的原因,,en,为什么小事情做什么,这是质量管理一个问题,,en,如果您要在这个主题上取得进展,,en,最好的选择是遏制问为什么,,en,自然就是她,,en (QM) is the physics of small things. How do they behave and how do they interact with each other? Conspicuously absent from this framework of QM is why. Why small things do what they do is a question QM leaves alone. And, if you are to make any headway into this subject, your best bet is to curb your urge to ask why. Nature is what she is. 我们的工作是了解她玩现实游戏的规则,,en,并尽我们最大的努力利用这些规则来在实验和技术上占优势,,en,我们的理由不是,,en,真,,en,话说回来,,en,我知道我们需要一些动力,,en,类似的解释,,en,至于为什么小东西,,en,粒子,,en,行为不同于我们直觉上的想象,,en,物质的小水滴,,en,去做,,en,我可以给您三个答案,它们的哲学难度越来越高,,en,观察问题,,en,观察或测量是与所观察到的相互作用,,en,互动可能会改变观察,,en,让我从现实世界中得出一个艰难的类比,,en,鲨鱼是好奇的生物,,en,如果你在水中th动,,en, and do our best to make use of those rules to our advantage in experiments and technologies. Ours is not to reason why. Really.

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Reductionism

In all our scientific endeavors, we use similar high-level techniques to understand and study things. The most common technique is reductionism. It is based on the belief that the behavior, properties and structure of large and complex objects can be understood in terms of their simpler constituents. In other words, we try to understand the whole (the universe, for instance) in terms of smaller, reduced constituents (such as particles).

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Sensory and Physical Worlds

Animals have different sensory capabilities compared to us humans. Cats, for instance, can hear up to 60kHz, while the highest note we have ever heard was about 20kHz. Apparently, we could hear that high a note only in our childhood. So, if we are trying to pull a fast one on a cat with the best hifi multi-channel, Dolby-whatever recording of a mouse, we will fail pathetically. It won’t be fooled because it lives in a different sensory world, while sharing the same physical world as ours. There is a humongous difference between the sensory and physical worlds.

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Problem of Free Will

Free will is a problem. If all of us are physical machines, obeying laws of physics, then all our movements and mental states are caused by events that took place earlier. What is caused is fully determined by the cause. So whatever we do now and in the next minute is all pre-ordained by antecedent events and causes, and we have no control over it. How can we then have free will? The fact that I am writing this note on free willis it totally and completely determined by the events from time immemorial? That doesn’t sound right.

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Data to Wisdom

When it comes to the amount of intelligence and experience required, we have a clear hierarchy from data to information to knowledge to wisdom. What we get from raw observation are just data points. We apply some techniques of aggregation, reporting charting etc. to arrive at information. Further higher level processing in revealing interconnections and relationships will give us condensed and actionable information, which we can consider knowledge. But to arrive at wisdom, we need a keen mind and years of experience, because what we mean by wisdom itself is far from obvious. Rather, it is obvious, but not easily described, and so not easily delegated to a computer. At least, so I thought. How could machines bridge the gap from data to wisdom?

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Bhagavad Gita

Among the religious texts of Hinduism, the Bhagavad Gita is the most revered one. Literally presented as the word of God, the Bhagavad Gita enjoys a stature similar to the Bible or the Koran. Like all scriptures, the Bhagavad Gita also can be read, not merely as an act of devotion, but as a philosophical discourse as well. It presents a philosophical stance in understanding the world, which forms (for those from India) the basic and fundamental assumptions in dealing with life, and the unknowable reality around them. In fact, it is more than just assumptions and hypotheses; it is the basis of commonsense handed down from generation to generation. It is the foundations of intellect, which form the instinctive and emotional understanding of reality that is assimilated before logic and cannot be touched or analyzed with rationality. They are the mythos that trump logos every time.

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Word of God

Scriptures are considered the word of God. If you are atheist like me, you know that all words come from men. Gods have no words. This raises an interesting question about the men who wrote down these words. Why did they imply (or flat-out say) that they were uttering God’s words?

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Do You Have a Soul?

Most religions believe that we have a soul. They don’t quite define what it is, but they are all quite sure that we have it.

A bit of reading in philosophy will lead us to the notion that the soul holds the key to our personal identity. In other words, if I put your soul in my body, then you would find yourself trapped in my body. My body would not be going around feeling that there is a strange something inside me. So your soul is expected to be the key to your personal identity.

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What Does it Feel Like to be a Bat?

It is a sensible question: What does it feel like to be a bat? Although we can never really know the answer (because we can never be bats), we know that there is an answer. It feels like something to be a bat. Well, at least we think it does. We think bats have consciousness and conscious feelings. On the other hand, it is not a sensible question to ask what it feels like to be brick or a table. It doesn’t feel like anything to be an inanimate object.

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