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Anax: Pfft! If you can visualize it, it's not quantum "enough" :p
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Yeah, but Richard Feyman said that nobody really understands quantum mechanics. Even the people who understand it best. So we're only really seeing a hint in any case. The whole Copenhagen interpretation thing seems to be a fudge to reconcile two contradictory ideas. (It's only an "interpretation" after all.) The "many worlds" interpretation seems equally hard to believe.
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I'm really starting to like this guy's videos. There's an ad in it, but it comes at the end.



Trust me, it's more interesting than the title might suggest. I check patents for a living and I don't see innovations like this very often.
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And if you liked that last video, you should like this one too.

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I will watch it, or at least start to watch it later.

It better not be what I suspect it is. :p
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Anax. :figamagee:
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Anaxagoras wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:25 am
[Consciousness in Quantum Mechanics]
That debate has been settled for some years now: the wave function decoheres due to the environment. How that happens I don't know, but it's extremely fast.

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Tesla coil and gaseous elements:


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How globes were made (1955):
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Lal.

In her part time job. When she wasn't bartending in 10-forward.
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sparks wrote:
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Lal.

In her part time job. When she wasn't bartending in 10-forward.
:?

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ST:TNG.

Data's 'daughter'. Lal. "The Offspring" season 3 episode 16.
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Wait. Data had a daughter in TNG? What happened to her?
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Failed experiment. She checked out. But IMHO it's one of the better episodes, second only to 'Inner Light'.
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Indeed.

Perhaps she could have been retooled as a (knock that shit off!!! ed.)

Well, she had lovely ... hands.
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