- Producer28/11/2016Iteration of IdeasOur world is full of surprises. The expected and simple interactions may lead to complex behaviors with unpredictability that surpasses our imagination. The behavior of many systems shows this "anomalies". They include the weather, the...
Comments29/11/2016 #24 Max Carter#23 Birthcontrol is cop out option in my opinion when the human is perfectly capable of exercising self discipline and i think a reworking of sex education focusing on why one should be selective from a deer understanding the effects could be more effective and reduce a lot of other issues .
I think of it as a modified. ttantra teaching n the schools covering the base concepts of why you respect the act no matter how pleasurable it is as something you do with responsibility and respect for yourself and your partner. All birth control does is allow us to continue to give in just because we can and it weakens self discipline in other areas of life.29/11/2016 #23 Mohammed Sultan#19 By birth control I mean putting a strategy aiming at raising per capita income with the same available resources and so too bettering people's health ,educational and job opportunities.I mean also giving people more chance to participate in public life.Simplicity is not also built on being alone ,isolating yourself from the current of events.If you have a vision and continuous and self-monitoring then you will realize that the simple formula about human development would be Sharing=Caring.29/11/2016 #22 Steve BradyWow @Ali Anani...what a thought provoking post. I have found many times that a simple, single social interaction, personal or virtual, can lead to pleasing complexities. I am a Restorative Practices and legal reform advocate. The human behavioural equation you include is very helpful. "Scripted" approaches that ignore or even suppress potentialities very often stifle the rich and deep Justice and healing that is possible between people and in communities.28/11/2016 #20 Deb LangeDear @Ali Anani have many ideas spinning around, but I will share just one at the moment about population and the ascent of feminine energy in both men and women. in Japan there are young men who are called “grass eaters” - they are like plants and have no sexual desire.
This will help contain population. Perhaps our DNA is changing as innately we know there are enough people in the world and we do not have to populate for survival of the human species.
http://www.ascentofwoman.com/additional-material-1-128/11/2016 #19 Max Carter#17 Control is an illusion and who has the authority to set the tolerances
Population explosion happens because of a lack of self discipline.
Bruce Lee "Simplicity is the key to brilliance.
The reason why we over complicate pass the simple expression is to make ourselves look better in the eyes of others and show off to insist we are the expert.
The more complex yo make it the more recognition you get for being the only one who can explian it because of how complex yo made in order to show off.
Here's the problem with consensus. Every study shows that the mass keys to the lowest intellect or to say
This why I agree with a quote that says a wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows public opinion.28/11/2016 #18 debasish majumderwonderful post sir @Ali Anani! in the water bodies, fish gets substantial oxygen to survive owing to oxygen dissolved in water! in water, oxygen is available in dissolved in the upper surface of the water, a compound! it amazes me! precisely 'O'. intriguing to me! however, in dealing and explaining about population, i guess, this is an intriguing component. however, your post is intriguing indeed! enjoyed. thank you very much for the share sir.28/11/2016 #17 Mohammed SultanDear @Ali Anani. Simplicity is required,but it should be controlled.Population explosion happens because there's no birth-control.Simplicity in the side of complexity can also be controlled,if our ideas are put in the right framework or the right context.When in brain-storming sessions we accept a winning idea and give up the others.it may seem as a win-lose situation,while on the contrary,all will finish up winning.We reach complexity because everyone try hard to apply his own filter which reflects his background or his area of expertise,and this at the end distorts the idea or complicates the solution.Kant was right when he quoted"Thoughts without context are empty."Oliver Homes also quoted"I don't care at all about the simplicity on the side of complexity;but I would give everything for the simplicity on the other side of complexity."I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor-H.D.Thoreau.Dr. Anani,if we let simplicity pass,it will go unnoticed and can get consensus easily,this what we have learned from our ancestors.28/11/2016 #16 Tausif MundrawalaExchanging ideas leads to something remarkable in this world. Many ideas don't see the light of the day as they are been suppressed in the form of discouragement. We both have been exchanging wisdom whenever you pen a new buzz. Though it seems simple but a lot of thinking goes in order to pen an entire buzz and then commenting on it. Thanks once again for sharing this buzz with us, Sir Ali Anani.28/11/2016 #15 Max Carter#9 I have written a few pieces in where I go over what the condition of being human is.
In simplest terms it is condition of asking why and never being satisfied with the answer unless it meets our criteria for the right one.
We insist it must be more complex otherwise we feel stupid for missing how simple it really is.
The definition of life varies based on the life being lived. and the desires of that one life. It is the desires that we have that tell us what we think life is.
The more complex the desire the more complex the life to meet said desire.
What is life in the simplest terms.
Its the action of being. anything is a state of being is experiencing life.
After that your life is what you and the rest of us all create in the shared reality.
After that it becomes about defining your life and your existence through the ego expression of self which is the things we attach emotion to that define who we think we are.
After that we spend way too much time trying to validate who that is through discussions in social media. ;)haha28/11/2016 #13 Harvey Lloyd#10 Yes individually i believe we can advance within the Bebee environment. But to your post and the unsustainability question of population, i would ask is Bebee or any social media site furthering the forest or rather moving us away from consensus of sustainability?
More a point of discussion without any data to support either side. I would state that social media has allowed for unique groups of beliefs to gather within a globalized platform. This is an observation of the question.
My statement of the forest ruling the tree was pointed at the society we are creating will eventually dictate our actions, as it has in the past. Unsustainability will drive the survival need back to the forefront. From the strife exposed during our elections to technology replacing the consumers job, it all seems a bit irrational.
We seem to be missing a common purpose that would define the forest. A forest is an ecosystem whereby each element is beneficial to the next. Bebee, social media or humans should share in a similar ecosystem. Unfortunately when we speak this way the word conformity comes into play and the needs of the individual espoused. This ecosystem discussion should not exclude the ideas of any, but rather bring the forest of ideas into a common purpose of a self-sustaining forest.
I can't state with empirical evidence what is unsustainable but i suggest we all know what it looks like.
But alas, @Sara Jacobovici #9 "....and then we go off again, one idea leading to another, one question leading to another; what is life?"28/11/2016 #12 Ali Anani#11 This is a great comment @Sara Jacobovici. Yes, it is the surprises that make this journey together a very pleasant one. You surprise me with your quality of comments. This in turn makes me even more grateful to you. Because you feel my gratitude *which is genuine) you tend to surprise me with another surprising comment, leading me to get more surprised and again influencing you. This is a feedback loop because what affects me affects you and in turn you affect me. It is this kind of loops that may develop into surprising things and unexpected one. In my exchanges of comments with you this has been the way we interacted. This is how new ideas are blossoming. I can't thank you enough dear Sara.28/11/2016 #11 Sara JacoboviciDear @Ali Anani, your buzz has produced the energy to spark the process of iteration of Ideas. I expressed to you that I consider myself a concepts person and that equations are out of my comfort zone and definitely your equations are way out of my league. But you have been very generous and supportive and allow me to see that I can enter this zone of equations in my own way. You write, "We don't have to be right or wrong as much as learning together and developing the simple equation." Thank you. I am in that process of looking at what started off as a simple idea and experiencing it branching off as a result of the dynamic exchanges through your buzzes and discussions from your readers.
In this buzz I pick up on the discussion of predictability and surprises. One of the things that makes you such a great observer and teacher, Dr. Ali, is that in spite of predictability, you are open to, invite and are excited about surprises.
If we knew it all from studying the function and simply create equations to communicate that function, we would truly be in a box without an exit. But it's the surprises that allow us to navigate through the Mandelbox and exit to see the light.28/11/2016 #10 Ali Anani#8 @Harvey Lloyd- if we extend your analogy to beBee a bee represents a tree and forest equates to the forest. Are we on the edge of survival or have we moved beyond as we are "because if "the higher callings of intellect". Yes, studying one bee is needed, but also the collective actions. The beBee society shall eventually rule the bee even the bee shall advance by interactions with other bees.28/11/2016 #9 Sara Jacobovici#1 #3 #5 #7 @Max Carter, in a formal research endeavor, conceptual definitions would need to be clearly presented. I have no doubt that you see your equation DESIRE=LIFE as the only equation that makes sense, yet since we are biological, organic, sensory beings that create meaning from our sensory experiences, what makes sense to you conceptually does not equate with what makes sense to me. No doubt you can produce examples of your equation. I have many examples of individuals whose desire was extremely strong and viable but could not sustain life....as we know it.... and then we go off again, one idea leading to another, one question leading to another; what is life?28/11/2016 #8 Harvey LloydHuman behavior can be reviewed from the individual or the masses. Like the trees the single tree can be studied and we can gather information, when we look at the forest though, we must look up from the individual and quantify the whole and its purpose or goals.
Is the forest sustainable in its current mode? From an individual perspective i believe the answer would be yes today, tomorrow is another story. The forest will eventually rule the tree.
Our purpose not too long ago was quite simple, survive. Conformity was expected as a part of an integrated society that required each others skills and knowledge. With technology and greatly enhanced productivity, we have been able to separate ourselves from the edge of survival. We now seek higher callings of intellect.
A smart forest is a good thing but not when it elevates us above the fundamentals of survival. Many great nation-states have come and gone over the millennia, all shared this very common thread of collapse. Thanks for the post @Ali Anani28/11/2016 #7 Max Carter#6 I never feel as though I surpassed anyone as for me that would mean I would be setting myself above other people and giving my self a narcissistic view of me. ;) haha
I do appreciate the compliment in the spirit it was intended @Ali Anani View more#6 I never feel as though I surpassed anyone as for me that would mean I would be setting myself above other people and giving my self a narcissistic view of me. ;) haha
I do appreciate the compliment in the spirit it was intended @Ali Anani
I do also use the word peer with sincere honesty. Close28/11/2016 #5 Max Carter#4 I disagree and here's why.
In life I lacked the ability to go to a higher learning institute and yet though my desire to learn I attained wisdom and understanding to be able to on a peer level with you and other academics.
Without the ability to have the education to give me a piece of paper to give me credibility my desire created a life that allowed me to achieve the understanding anyway and have the confidence to express myself as if I did have the piece of paper.
My desire created my life.
- 31/10/2016@Phil Friedman and @Milos Djukic thought you might both be interested in this book shown here. The author explains in laymen's terms six of the numbers that control our universe.
I quite literally dreamt-up the the equation √1¼ + ½ = ϕ, I have observed a sprouting and growing tree whose branches grew with that formula in precision. This made me believe that math and physics will prove a Theory of Everything, though, perhaps, only after our collective dust has become part of a star one day.
- 26/10/2016Évariste Galois (French: [evaʁist ɡaˈlwa]; 25 October 1811 – 31 May 1832) was a French mathematician born in Bourg-la-Reine. While still in his teens, he was able to determine a necessary and sufficient condition for a polynomial to be solvable by radicals, thereby solving a problem standing for 350 years. His work laid the foundations for Galois theory and group theory, two major branches of abstract algebra, and the subfield of Galois connections. He died at age 20 from wounds suffered in a duel.
Shorter video more educational !Galois: Biography of a Great Thinker Évariste Galois was a great mathematician who led a short, tempestuous life. He made fundamental contributions to a number of fields in math, including...
Comments26/10/2016 #1 CityVP ManjitIf Galois Theory http://www.math3ma.com/mathema/2015/8/31/what-is-galois-theory-anyway is a difficult proposition for mathematicians, think what it is for ordinary mortals like us who have not even confronted math anxiety http://www.vocativ.com/229603/math-anxiety-phobia/
- 08/10/2016The mystery of 0.577 - Numberphile The harmonic series and the elusive Euler–Mascheroni constant. Featuring Dr Tony Padilla. Audible: http://www.audible.com/numberphile Extra footage:...
- 20/09/2016The National Gallery in London ► An example of the use of the golden ratio (φ) in architecture.
The mathematics of the golden ratio and of the Fibonacci sequence are interconnected. That is why the golden ratio is typically presented as a Fibonacci spiral which approximates the golden spiral, using Fibonacci sequence square sizes up to 34.
More on → http://mathforum.org/dr.math/faq/faq.golden.ratio.html
- 13/09/2016Mathematics can mimic real life!
The shapes of natural trees with their branches are fractal-like and self-similar in pattern. This mathematical tree is also a self-similar tree with branches scaling according to the golden ratio ► Φ.
- Producer25/08/2016The Form FractalFractals are the manifested Form of the Universe. Ubiquitous. Omnipresent. Self-evident in the micro-verse as well as the macro-verse. Endlessly replicating in the microcosm and the macrocosm. The building blocks of the material universe.From...
Comments25/08/2016 #3 Praveen Raj Gullepalli#1 Dear @Ali Anani...absolutely relieved to know I was on the right track, as I had promised something worthy of your attention...in the continued fractal quest. And thank you so much for those words of appreciation...truly ! Yes Sir, I will be reading your latest shortly...also wanted to convey that the earlier buzz on Form has a twin too...a smaller offshoot, a rider perhaps, that sprung up from fractal vortex while I was connecting the dots. WIP. Shall share it soon.25/08/2016 #1 Ali AnaniDear @Praveen Raj Gullepalli- my friend you buzzed my heart out (to steal the expression of the adorable @Pamela L. Williams). This is a fractal buzz and by this I mean of beauty. The beauty of of your dedication, the beauty of your thinking and the beauty of your perspective to fractals. You wrote "Where the Fractals interface smoothly, they merge to form a seamless fabric of tangible, harmonic expression and being. Where they do not, there is Chaos". This requires deep thinking, but I love your saying how the intangible leads to the tangible.
I am so glad that I have my name mentioned in your beautiful post. Equally pleases I am as we both wrote about fractals today. See my friend how your buzz integrate with my buzz of today "The Fractal AMbassador" and you shall be pleased.
- Producer10/09/2016√1¼ + ½ = ϕThis little buzz was inspired by a BIG honey production by queen bee, Lada Prkic. Following is the link to her fantastic research paper. Either way please return to the little gem below.Lada Prkic's research paper "Geometry All Around Us"Thank you,...
Comments11/09/2016 #19 Lada Prkic#18 You are right, Ben. I am just saying that these expressions of Φ are the solutions to quadratic equation Φ^ - Φ – 1 = 0.
Phi also occurs in geometry of a regular pentagon. Connecting all the points of the pentagon and forming 5-pointed star we have triangles with sides 1 and Φ, and angles of 36 (18), 54 and 108 (54) degrees.
Based on the relations between sides and angles of these triangles we have following expressions for Φ:
Φ = sin (54°) x 2 or cos (36°) x 2
Φ = 1/ (2 x sin 18°) or 1/ (2 x cos 72°)
Perhaps we can create a new hive about golden ratio, Fibonacci numbers and other related subjects. 😊10/09/2016 #16 Lada PrkicDear Pinto, exact value of ϕ is (1+√5) / 2, i.e., 1.6180339887...... . This is the solution to quadratic equation ϕ^- ϕ -1=0 derived from specific ratio between two numbers a/b = (a+b)/a = ϕ
For more detailed explanation please see the link in the buzz http://mathworld.wolfram.com/GoldenRatio.html10/09/2016 #11 Ben Pinto#10 me too Paul. One year I made the math teacher a dealio "I will copy the math homework answers on the chalkboard for you, and in turn, I am excused from doing said homework." At the time I didn't realize that this manupulation was not really benefitting me, but was only Benny-fitting me.10/09/2016 #1 Ben Pinto@Lada Prkic and those that commented on your amazing publication that I tributize here: @debasish majumder , @Ali Anani, @Dean Owen, @Aurorasa Sima, @Ken Boddie, and others @Milos Djukic, @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD, @Christine Andola, and @Sara Jacobovici, @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian, @Loribeth Pierson, @Donna-Luisa Eversley please tag this along or share to larger hives as you see fit. Thank you.
- Producer09/09/2016Geometry, All Around UsGeometry is all around us, and we are surrounded by myriads of geometric forms, shapes and patterns. Every living organism and all non-living things have an element of geometry within. Understanding the natural world requires an understanding...
Comments25/09/2016 #59 Lada Prkic#57 Thank you very much! You beautifully compiled other people's thoughts, but your idea is a seed for all these thoughts. :) I'd love to have the time to write a post about shapes and colours of humans. I am just writing another buzz related to geometry, which is obviously my first love.13/09/2016 #47 Lada Prkic#45 The sacred geometry is an extremely fascinating concept. I agree, Savvy, that it takes time to fully comprehend its principles and applications. Thanks for the link about the celestial DNA time spiral. I am just at the beginning of my fractal journey, but I shall try to learn more about this.13/09/2016 #46 DILMA BALBI -Contratos e Gestão#37 So do I Lada Prkic. Certainly it is my pleasure to get in touch with you, "noble colleague" and have the opportunity to read your article. @Ali Anani and @CityVP Manjit 's comments contributed even more views, as big thinkers they are. My pleasure for sure, thanks12/09/2016 #45 Savvy RajThank you @Lada Prkic certainly it is as well my pleasure indeed. The sacred geometry reveals more than we can comprehend at a time Sharing a link I came across recently. Perhaps this is relevant to a few here Chk this out .http://infinity-codes.net/n.t.f.m./celestial-dna-time-spiral.html
Comments13/08/2016 #16 Edward Smith#3 @Gerald Hecht, of course you know he math! 😂 I read Chaos when I was in my twenties. Extremely fascinating. I agree with your point. When I take in the beauty of fractal art, I do not think about the mathematical process. The math which creates such beauty is another art to behold all unto itself. However, I find the center, the point of initial contact and imagine the beautiful synchronous expression from that single point in space. To me, that is he beauty of art and why it is vital to keep supporting arts education. Studying the arts provides the fertile ground for creative thought, which is vital to further advance science.13/08/2016 #15 Gerald Hecht#11 @Vincenzo De Florio Thank you for the kind words! I must have been in my teens when I read Gleick's book entitled "Chaos"...it lead to much self study, as it was not an accepted (or taught) paradigm in US high schools. By the time I got to graduate school, I had learned "some stuff "...that my peers had not ;-)13/08/2016 #11 Vincenzo De Florio#5 The Math of Swarm... dear @Gerald Hecht, you have a magnificent "mathematical sensitivity"! I think it's impossible to express it any better. As you realized, the digits here represent roles, such as those of the bees in a hive! I'm impressed by the beauty of your expression as well as by its semantic density!11/08/2016 #2 CityVP ManjitI like viewing it as a hexagonal fractal but in the spirit of fractal friendship I shall bow to the notion that beauty is in the eye of the beholder if we choose to see a star here - and I am beholden or to the open minded spirit of @Gerald Hecht View moreI like viewing it as a hexagonal fractal but in the spirit of fractal friendship I shall bow to the notion that beauty is in the eye of the beholder if we choose to see a star here - and I am beholden or to the open minded spirit of @Gerald Hecht for why do I need say in a paragraph here what a simple "Fantastic" captures and says it best. Close
- 26/07/2016A great comment by @Milos Djukic made in a buzz written by @Anees Zaidi about the quality of buzzes at BeBee and also related fractal mindset. COMMENT was
Thank you very much @Anees Zaidi. Some thoughts already published elsewhere here again...I used to write about self-similar concept. Fractals can be exactly the same at every scale (self-similar and self-replicative), but also nearly the same at different levels. Only in the first case they are exactly self-similar. But also there are the following possibilities: Quasi Self-Smilarity, like the Mandelbulb, which I use as a picture in my Twiter account (partial copies), Multifractal System (with the different fractal dimensions) which corresponds to a society where individuals could be completely self-similar, but with different fractal dimensions (like Anees Zaidi and Milos Djukic in this particular case:)), and finally the most obscure aspect connected with Statistical Self-Similarity which reflect the most current state of social structure in which randomly generated fractals (humans) have a chance to make a new Renaissance, which is far from totalitarian single-mindedness as expressed in Star Trek Borg Collective model, Equilibrium movie by Kurt Wimmer, Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, Kafka's "Der Process" or in "The Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley.Mathematics Documentary | Decoding the Language of the Universe | History Films Mathematics Documentary | Decoding the Language of the Universe | History Films. Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, “knowledge, study, learning”) is...
Comments27/07/2016 #5 CityVP Manjit#2 Dear Joanna I am inspired to know my inspiration but inspiration is not enough in itself or by itself for my life, so today I have personally reflected about that https://www.bebee.com/producer/@cityvp/inspiration View more#2 Dear Joanna I am inspired to know my inspiration but inspiration is not enough in itself or by itself for my life, so today I have personally reflected about that https://www.bebee.com/producer/@cityvp/inspiration Maybe I am wasting my supernal energy, maybe I can inspire it to be much more than I had previously imagined it to be? Close
- 24/07/2016The number of high quality buzzes has skyrocketed on beBee accompanied with thoughtful and reflective comments. I need more than 24 hours in a day to absorb the rich contents and reflect upon. Can we make fractal and multi-fractal time series to expand the time span in a day? I look upon @Milos Djukic for help and guidance.
Comments29/07/2016 #48 Gerald Hecht@Anees Zaidi Hi., we humans have filled the oceans with sounds (vibrations in the water in a range of magnitudes and wavelengths which aren't vital for human biology i.e., SONAR, Diesel Engines) ... and are starting to see phenomena such as "POD COLLAPSE" in various species of dolphins/whales...the CARNAGE WASHES UP ON BEACHES AROUND THE PLANET, we dispose of their of their corpses, and life goes on...we are confusing the VERY HONEY BEES, WE CLAIM TO WORSHIP HERE...bybfucking with the underlying biological/physiological necessary and sufficient conditions needed for their survival, (it's not just herbicides, pesticides, microbe ads in girlie/manly grooming products ); the worst culprit is an atmosphere filled with WI-FI /radio waves ...which, since: "WE DON'T"HEAR; MUST NOT BE SOUNDS". A person is enthusiastically playing their latest musical composition on a DOG WHISTLE; AND IS SUBSEQUENTLY COMMITTED TO A PSYCHIATRIC FACILITY --"SUFFERING" FROM AUDITORY HALLUCINATIONS AND DELUSIONS. "NOBODY ASKED A SINGLE DOG FOR THEIR OPINION. #4629/07/2016 #46 Anees Zaidi#37 Excellent explanation and advisory dear @Gerald Hecht -"on a suicide mission"... 'attempting to override necessary biological cyclicity to a "preprogrammed, automated Buzz feed sequence via Twitter" or similar non-biological system'. Simply put for a person like me with non-specialized knowledge in the field "Don't go against biological order". Am I right?29/07/2016 #44 Gerald Hecht@Milos Djukic nobody need panic yet.. But it needs tI've beyond metaphysical, fractal poetry...It looks like my comments are vaporizing... Main thing is I did the experiment myself last night...I went around the clock, I felt it, it can be fixed by the correct choice of experts--I'm not bragging. I can be Di Capprio in Inception on this one if needed29/07/2016 #43 Gerald HechtOkay this is already being... I get it..secure channels: gotta get my son; listen carefully to this piece of Americana from the dawn of the industrial revolution as performed by Bruce Springsteen--this IS the proof of concept https://www.youtube.com/shared?ci=rHyh5O7EkSo29/07/2016 #41 CityVP Manjit#33 Dear Milos, today has been a humungous day for content collation with several pieces I want to check that were sparked off in a dialogues in the Disruption of Thinking blog and now I find this http://store.elsevier.com/Dynamical-Systems-in-Social-Psychology/Robin-Vallacher/isbn-9780127099903/ View more#33 Dear Milos, today has been a humungous day for content collation with several pieces I want to check that were sparked off in a dialogues in the Disruption of Thinking blog and now I find this http://store.elsevier.com/Dynamical-Systems-in-Social-Psychology/Robin-Vallacher/isbn-9780127099903/ which opens a whole new door of material - so now I have three fronts of study opened up for my weekend - this has been an incredible day for opening up of new vistas !!! Close29/07/2016 #40 Gerald Hecht@Milos Djukic, I joke around a lot, but there are certain thingies where ... I 'll tell ya what..,I gotta pick my son up from soccer camp, I can send you exemplars of state of the art journal references on the issue...FWIW, NASA likes to promote exercises in prolonged space flight aboard the ISS as "preparation for manned missions to Mars"...that's a nice soundbite, and it may be a potential spinoff...but the research grants are really biomedical hypotheses regarding the necessary and sufficient conditions for human survival...(the recent "thingie" with the Kelly brothers, identical twins (definition of clone at the DNA level), both astronauts, one spent one year aboard the ISS, the other was not permitted to leave the planet, and they both underwent Identical daily biomedical #3829/07/2016 #37 Gerald Hecht@Milos Djukic, yes actually...well, let me rephrase, Yes, in the Neurosciences...and, indeed in many areas of Physiology; for example, a naturally occurring increased variability (fluctuation) in basal rhythmic contractions in cardiac neuromuscular junctions (the so called purkinje (colloquially known as the pacemaker cells) which is naturally found in some individuals is correlated with a greatly reduced risk of sudden cardiac arrest and deaths from same resulting from ventricular arrhythmia (fibrillation) as well as reduced risk of thrombotic stroke, associated with atrial arrhythmia...also a similar increased Mandelbulb variation in mood seems to PARADOXICALLY DECREASE the risk of Mood Disorders (such as Major Depressive Disorder and Bipolar Mood Disorder) compared to individuals with MORE stable baseline mood and affect PRIOR to the onset of mood disorder Symptomatology; importantly, the BIGGIE, is the one I initially mentioned; shift workers, as well a potential bees who may try to adapt their circadian rhythms to increase to approach 24/7 presence, are --I'm going to be as forthcoming as I can here, "on a suicide mission"...attempting to override necessary biological cyclicity to a "preprogrammed, automated Buzz feed sequence via Twitter" or similar nonbiological system --this not something to take lightly; I have personally seen "the carnage", in both animal models and in the clinic; #3328/07/2016 #33 AnonymousGood times for a change... @Gerald Hecht, Any thoughts?."Has chaos theory found any useful application in the social sciences?" on scientificamerican.com (October 21, 1999): http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/has-chaos-theory-found-an/28/07/2016 #31 Anonymous"The phrase 'chaos theory' was invented, as far as I can tell, by the science press around the time of the publication of James Gleick's book Chaos. The proper descriptor, for better or for worse, is 'dynamical systems theory.' I hope I can disabuse people of using the popularized term, which I and many of my colleagues consider inappropriate". - James P. Crutchfield, research professor at the Sante Fe Institute and a research physicist at the University of California at Berkeley28/07/2016 #29 Anonymous"The man is a fractal and fractals are chaos. It is my guiding principle". from "The Secret Human Qualities That Truly Matter", LI long-form post (December, 2014:): https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20141201193542-248021126-the-secret-human-qualities-that-truly-matter?trk=mp-reader-card
Comments07/07/2016 #16 Teresa GezzeA Will Hunting le da 2: http://i0.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/facebook/000/113/276/206483_1776491504605_1608886476_1688467_6580770_n.jpg07/07/2016 #15 Teresa Gezze#12 Lo pinats demasiado sencillo y la comunidad científica no se pone de acuerdoooo https://math.berkeley.edu/~gbergman/misc/numbers/ord_ops.html07/07/2016 #12 Alberto Anaya ArcasMe temo que @Sergio Martínez está en lo cierto. Son 288. Cuando no hay paréntesis que lo indiquen la división y la multiplicación tienen el mismo orden de precedencia y por tanto se aplica en orden de lectura. Se puede comprobar usando la calculadora del ordenador ;-)06/07/2016 #7 Sergio MartínezSheldon Cooper's friends say we all are right https://www.physicsforums.com/threads/482-9-3-equation.488334/ View moreSheldon Cooper's friends say we all are right https://www.physicsforums.com/threads/482-9-3-equation.488334/ :P Close
- Producer28/05/2016What if?I am sure you probably asked yourself this question at least once in your professional life and perhaps more in your personal one. But have you ever really investigated your “what if”? More than likely, you have not. Often our “what if” would...
Comments28/05/2016 #2 Charles David UpchurchHi, Jeff. This takes me back to my time at MCI/WorldCom (now part of Verizon). When I was a Network Engineer (a remote tester and troubleshooter) at what was called the Global Data Test Center - East, mean time to repair (MTTR) was a primary metric against which we measured ourselves.
- Producer27/05/2016Watch the AnchorGoing back to basic maths at school, you would agree that 8x7x6x5x4 gives the same answer as 4x5x6x7x8. Yet in an experiment where two groups of people were given these two sets separately, those that saw the 8 first in the sequence estimated the...
Comments11/08/2016 #14 CityVP Manjit#13 Dear Henri, yes from a personal practice but also to notice unintended consequence and application of practice we may never have assumed as having a dystopian effect, and this is not a formulation to distrust good intentions but be wise about the way a few scrupulous human beings seek personal advantage, where spiritual practice itself can become more egotistical than non-spiritual practice, in short embrace surprise and delight but not be disillusioned by failing to see the hairy arse side of society. http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/01/the-dark-side-of-emotional-intelligence/282720/11/08/2016 #12 CityVP Manjit#11 I do have a purchased copy of Robert Cialdini's book Influence and part way in I could not figure out whether I was transforming into a modern day Machiavelli or Rasputin while reading it. Fortunately I got the gist and I was spared the desire for creating an intervention called the Holy Order of Neurolinguistic Programming or delve into the launching of the Master Apprentice of Mindfulness Coaching, both highly motivating ideas that sum up the saying "a little knowledge is a dangerous thing". Yes anchoring is real but just like gaming emotional intelligence tricks I don't know at what point one has acquired enough emotional trickery to register as a professional magician or when to just accept that my self-awareness might just have been anchored as I continue to discover my anchors. Of course we are the good guys so we use our newly acquired powers for doing good and thus observe the "Law of Spiderman" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKmQW7JTb6s10/08/2016 #11 Henri GalvãoThank you for this text, Gert. Not only because it was very informative, but also your suggestion on thinking of a range - instead of a specific number - is something I'll try to remember more often.
By the way, I guess another way to describe this would be to say that it's the principle of contrasting in action, as Robert Cialdini puts in his classic book Influence.25/07/2016 #10 Gerald Hecht#9 @Ken Boddie Google is ultimately run by humans. Humans, by definition are always "being" in a state of all kinds of anchoring effects with regard to just about every aspect of their lives...@Gert Scholtz examples are just that...little surface scratching glimpses into how biased we are always...it is actually much worse in folks who practice "mindfulness" and other such crap...it's neither good nor bad...it's who we are; balls to bone...it's an interesting aspect of perception. https://katesharpernews.wordpress.com/2016/03/20/book-of-the-week-capture-david-a-kessler-m-d/24/07/2016 #7 Gerald Hecht@Gert Scholtz now I'm gonna be biting my nails for a couple of weeks as I've just prepared lectures and accompanying psychometric/psychophysics demos on this (which I thought were very clever for 18yr olds entering the strange world known as "Introduction to Psychophysics and it's Concomitant Neurophysiological Foundations"...at least you didn't go into the Neurophysiology --uh oh...I prolly shouldn't have mentioned that, another lol!27/05/2016 #5 John WilliamsA way to avoid the anchoring effect? Well, maybe in the example of the car to look for a way of comparing it with the four cars at the same time, although I don't know if there would still be 2 anchors now instead of one. I don't know, this article is making me think about how to take advantage of the anchor effect in sales but at the same time being a better buyer. Great one there @Gert Scholtz27/05/2016 #3 Gert Scholtz#1 @Dean Owen. I guest-lecture on negotiation and persuasion at business schools with a focus on how the mind works. Most of what I teach is based on the relatively new fields of neuroscience and behavioral economics, which I find fascinating. Thank you for reading and commenting!
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