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Authentic Wm. Gibson
Synopses for William Gibson novels that are definitely 100% real, but only in a timeline with greater authenticity than this one.
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
I still don't think that you do, but I can't demand any more of your time-- I've always struggled with brevity.
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
vaya con dios, dude. As a writer, I know an analogy is weakened if the metaphor's vehicle is poorly understood.
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
kind of a waste of time. You can't have this anti-understanding of how to crawl before you learn to walk.
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
you understand this is undermining that claim itself. So, to move from that undergrad QM to MWI, frankly, is...
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
So, being located in two places at once -- that is the same thing we're talking about. Your insistence that...
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
representations are kind of incompatible, in a way that isn't too important to dig into right now.
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
beyond a certain precision, because those two observable properties are non-commutable -- their mathematical...
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
bouncing back off the screen the slits are cut in. You can't measure both position & momentum simultaneously...
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
from a measurement made on the particle's momentum -- the fact that it passed through the slits without...
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
to pass through both slits at the same time. That is, an uncertainty in its position. That uncertainty comes...
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
what you're thinking of is demonstrated by something like a double slit experiment, where a particle can seem..
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
that response shows that you don't really know what I'm talking about. This two locations at one time idea --..
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
at all on a macro level. Otherwise we couldn't play frisbee.
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
damps out on a faster timescale -- that's the Einstein fluctuation theorem -- so we don't have indeterminacy..
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
quantum physics going on here is statistical -- fluctuations damp themselves out. A more dramatic fluctuation..
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
looking at. Wavefunctions collapsing don't affect whether my office door is open or closed, because the...
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
speak to a general audience is that quantum indeterminacy doesn't show up in the 'big stuff' we're used to...
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
time-reversal, lack-of-entropy-increase stuff that you like. That's rigorous and hard. So what I can say to...
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
be connected to fundamental, few-body interactions that we can represent quantum mechanically -- with all the..
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Authentic Wm. Gibson May 24
can be derived from a Boltzmann collision operator -- how macroscopic dynamics (something flowing around) can..
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