Monthly Archives: November 2018

There is energy and there are magnetic fields! And there is nothing else!

Two quotes from Yulian Semyonov ‘No password needed’ novel You touch me with your finger and you feel me, but what do you feel me with and what do you feel? Skin on the finger with which you touch me is made from atoms, but an atom is made from a core around which in […]

On Life, Natural Selection, Evolution, Creation, and other topics

After reading a book by Erwin Schrodinger ‘What Is Life? Mind and Matter’ I made and shared several intentionally controversial comments, one in particular was about Darwin’s Natural Selection which I called nonsense. Result of that was a conversation with someone who argued in favor of it and of God. See for yourself. But first, […]

Quantum Computing – The engineer’s view

A useful quantum computer needs to process a set of continuous parameters that is larger than the number of subatomic particles in the observable universe. At this point in a description of a possible future technology, a hardheaded engineer loses interest. In the physical world, continuous quantities (be they voltages or the parameters defining quantum-mechanical […]