# Spoken Math

I uncovered today a small paper note, obviously inspired by my reading of Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy, very likely Foundation’s Edge in particular, which I completed last month. I maintain the belief that the world is in need of a mathematical…

# Organizational Design

I was reading /. today and I realized that the entire GNU/Linux community has had a remarkable underground success, that can be attributed to a few key assumptions about people in general. Individuals are semi-intelligent, and don’t always act in…

# Set Theoretic Programming Language

If set theory is the foundation of all mathematics, then why not also programming (which is a kind of constructive mathematics). The closest to that existing today is, of course, Haskell. Don’t neglect the cool multimedia things that it can…

# Topological Fantasy

There should be a short story or mathematical fantasy book about people that can perform topological transforms on their world simply by thinking through the math. They could fight in topological wars, where quickly finding the inverse is essential to…

# Illogic Breakthrough

I have made a breakthrough in illogic!! [08:00:38 pm] <FredBarnes2000> I JUST DISCOVERED WHAT IS SO WRONG WITH LOGIC [08:00:57 pm] <FredBarnes2000> the proof by contradiction [08:01:02 pm] <FredBarnes2000> you can’t do that [08:01:22 pm] <FredBarnes2000> you can’t say something…

# Decorative Corporate Art

Place a ball of clear, but internally fractured glass (like a giant fried marble) in one of those fountains with a rolling ball atop a water basin. Put a bright focused (laser) light underneath. Watch the erratic light patterns emitted…