Thursday, March 22, 2007

Source of Information

The insight of Bennett on Maxwell's daemon shows that the information can not be easily erased. By the time symmetry of physical laws, the information can not be easily created, either.
There is this ad hoc observer in quantum mechanics that can collapse the state of a system and create information. And there is also this black hole of Hawking that seems to erase information. How are they connected?

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Define Science

Science is a consistent and compressed description of our experiences. It's easier to have consistency since unrelated things are always consistent with each other. But, it's much harder to have compression since compressibility hinges on relationship.

Friday, March 2, 2007

Long Time Coming

It has been a while since the weather can be described as pleasant. The mind felt like drunken in the wind with just a small stroll outside. Just like all livings, simple cues are all that take to turn our mind and body around.