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  1. So it's been a minute and I was reminded of this by a fellow forum member reposting about it. How much progress have I made you might ask? Literally none, This problem is a fuuuuuuuuuuuudge ton more difficult than I originally imagined. I am going to keep try, but its gonna be a while.
  2. I am just now learning about now learning about how the universe formed, like about gold and what not and dudes and dudeets. Its fucking crazy, there are elements in me from a fucking star explosion that occured billions of billions of years ago. I tell ya, if you learn science from the right source it feels like everything just opens up! Like the universe becomes more and more knowable. Before I had to be on medication to see this amount of beauty. This is epic!


    1. TheVat


      I am not informed on what dudeets are, or their role in the early universe or stellar formation, but it does sound pretty epic!  Well-known cosmologist Neil Young apparently wrote a song on this topic.

    2. ALine


      can you send a link to it? Been looking on YouTube but have not found it yet.

    3. ALine


      also sorry about that, dudes and dudets. The female version of the dude.

  3. "You are an observer and describer of a system. Reasoning comes from the previous observations of a given system, period. You can make assumptions about the system, but those assumptions are not truths. Your reasoning is not some "golden apple" that defines truth. It is a guidance towards what truth may be associative to. You cannot tell an apple to fall from a tree, it either does or it does not and whatever means or methodologies or processes in which it does so is not within your control as a truthful determiner. At that point your no longer a scientist but an engineer."

    This is a quote I came up with in which I attempt to understand and convey some common pitfalls of some poorly reasoned arguments. If it does not seem correct please correct and I will improve upon it using suggestions.



  5. How complex are you wanting to make this? Because if it is just a simple web application for school then you do not really need to be too grandiose with it.
  6. there was a typo in my post so I'm gonna make the correction here. "alone" not "along"
  7. Ah man then you should learn LaTex. You can visualize all the math with it
  8. Unless you somehow incorporate some computer I do not see how, using my currently limited knowledge, you can detect multiple different objects using a single impedance along. And even with that you would require positional data. Of course I could be wrong. An analogy would be that you can determine 1+2+3+4 = 10, but you can not determine 10 = 1+2+3+4 if you only have 10 as the value. You can only guess at it. And because you are using only a single impedance value then it would be much more difficult to determine positional values. Now this is just a super wrong guess so do not take my word for it, but you could possible...maybe....use Fourier Transform in some manner to derive separate signals. However I know very little about Fourier transform so I cannot say.
  9. oh my gosh, I feel so stupid. I just got if,then statements.

    I was thinking about it and then realized that it is like a machine in which the p goes in and the q comes out and if the output is false then the entire statement is false because p and q have to both be true.

    Also the p is like the hypothesis and q is like the conclusion. if the hypothesis is true then the conclusion will always to true. That's like the base line. And then the if,then statement is like the comparison to that said baseline to determine if the overall statement is true or not.



  10. No, you did not. Rediscovered just the wheel. Widely known and used even by CPU engineers to save space in the CPU registers.. Really huh, I thought I discovered something ground breaking there. It just goes to show that by going through and presenting your ideas to others it will allow for an honest critique of your work and updating my previous falsely held beliefs. I honestly thought I had something there for a second, could have saved a lot of time just posting the idea when I had it. Self Reflection: The above section is very misleading in which it states that I had the idea the other day when in fact I had the idea about a month ago and have been working on it on and off sense. I would not say that I put to much effort into it, however it is enough to justify a little bit of anger at myself for not asking about the idea before hand. I want to apologize for the deception on my part. My whole topic starter kind of also feels very "showey" or giving the impression that it is world changing thing. That was not intentional and was probably my ego slightly showing along with me being impatient when writing it up. I will try and work on that the next time I have an idea and want to share it with others on this forum. The reason that I am sharing this is to self reflect on my current actions so that I can better improve on my later posts along with trying to become better at understanding different things. Also I want to have a sort of something that I can go back to and view for future reflection.
  11. So the other day I was working on a program and figured out how I could increase the storage capacity of an integer inside of a variable. The formula is as following New_Space = Old_Space + Value_of_Integer*Base_Being_Used^Position_of_integer Example: Old_Space = 1,000,000 Value_of_Integer = 12 Base_Being_Used = 100 Position_of_integer = 1 New_Space = 1,000,000 + 12*100^1 New_Space = 1,012,000 ** The Above would have 2 integer values with max length of 99 able to be store in a single integer. Notes: - The number of positional values for the Space (Old/New) is equal to the Base being used. So if the base is 100 and the space is 1,000,000 then the space has 2 positions that can be used. - The integer as a maximum value limit before going outside of its given "cell" equal to the size of the base. - When the maximum size of the integer increases, the number of positions of the integer decreases. Possible use cases: If you were to expand the maximum base size then you will be able to increase the maximum number of potential positions for the integer as well as increasing the maximum size of the integer.
  12. Reason 1) I get the feeling that one of the biggest reasons why so many people challenge the sciences in its validity is due in part to them believing that it is some giant enemy in which conflicts with there ideals and beliefs and they feel as though they are obligated to go against this "paradigm."

    Reason 2)Also another reason may be that they wish to be "on top" of the pyramid so to speak. In which they want to be the next einstein or dirac. In the same vein as a pop star.

    Reason 3) Or there is also the conventional reason in which they are just curious about the subject manner and want to dig deeper into it to gain a more of an understanding.

    Because I like labels I will define each reason for easier representation.

    Reason 1) The Belief Upenders

    Reason 2) The Stars Chasers

    Reason 3) The Curiously Minded

  13. The variation of different persons is not defined by artificial boundaries set by people. Whereas they are dependent on environmental and other factors. Lines which have been drawn in the sand does not change much except for the persons ego about the differences.
  14. @Dr.Zack Are you sharing this because you are interested in the subject of earths curvature and wanted to discuss you findings on a means of finding it or are you placing into question the fact that the earth has a curve and is overall not flat?
  15. Maybe the universe is still very young and it takes a while for complex intelligent life to form in analogous "pockets" of it.
  16. I am good, so far everything has been a good review of what I have learned when I was taking EE classes in uni. It also helps because I did poorly in those classes because of reasons and you explaining it in this step by step manner really clears things up. I was unaware that four terminal networks could be used to model a large amount of circuit elements. Also for better reference of my current EE knowledge I am good up until amplifiers and transistors. Also I have to go back over Thevinen and Norton circuits. Hopefully that helps.
  17. So far so good. If I am understanding you correctly from an engineering "lens", so to speak, I do not need to worry about the "physics" in terms how everything "works" but instead I only really need to understand how to use and apply the models.
  18. Also seeing that you are correct that this would be an engineering question rather than a physics one, would it be possible for this thread to be moved there so that no confusion comes of this in the future.
  19. I posted in the physics because I was unsure of the section and was not thinking at the time to place it in the engineering section. I want to work on the electrical engineering model.
  20. I am studying electrical engineering again and have read that the electrons travel from the negative lead to the positive one at a very slow velocity. Now the book states that in order for the mechanism for voltage to work an electron accumulation or "build up" occurs at the negative lead and when a non-zero resistance in placed between the positive and negative leads an impulse of energy is sent through the conductor which connects the positive and negative ends of the battery. My question is, as seen from the title, if that pulse happens continuously then how fast are the electrons building up or accumulating at the negative end of the battery. What would this depend on? My guess is that it must be happening pretty fast in order for a pulse to occur then there must be some difference. My guess is also that its not a continuous pulse but instead a discrete pulse because the electrons are being re-accepted back into the positive lead of the battery.
  21. I...did not Ah..I see. I was being stupid and miss interpreted what your link meant. My mistake. I will take a look around.
  22. ah, my mistake. Never knew about that cognitive bias.
  23. When I stated "My current understanding for them" I am meaning that the working comprehension I have developed is based on knowledge which may not be true. In this I believe that I have distinguished a difference in meaning between "knowledge" and "understanding." What I mean by understanding is that I am trying to apply some given piece of knowledge which leads up to the quoted section above. The piece of knowledge that may be true or false. I do not see where I may have confused the terms "understanding" and "knowledge." If I have please point it out in the my wording and I will correct myself.
  24. Thank you for your response @studiot however the link you provided does not necessarily define what rules are. Whereas it provides two sub links of "rule consequentialism" and the "rule of law." Now rule consequentialism talks about the usage of a rule in the formulation of a given ideology such as utilitarianism. It also initially talks about the use of rules in the deciding of a given morality. However its only mentions is in passing and is not defined. The "rule of law" speaks on distinguishing between "the rule of law" and "a rule of law" while also being applied to some given legal morality. However this type of rule I believe is applied in the scope of morality and not in scope understanding what knowledge is. Although I could be wrong. I am looking more to define what a rule is based not on morality but from a framework of understanding what knowledge is. Also while writing this I found something called, "Epistemic Rules." Not sure if this is what I am looking for. Will read on to see what it is about. Hopefully will not get distracted. I have also seen and learned about "if->then" statements. Is this a rule?
  25. The purpose of this topic is for me to try and gain a better understanding of what "rules" are in the context of understanding of what knowledge is. The question that I wish to begin this topic on is "what are rules ?" in the context of philosophy? My current understanding of them is that they are repeated actions or behaviors of some observation. Say for example seeing a car multiple times in a row. You may define a rule stating that "a car will pass by." Thank you for your responses. edit: reduced it to remove all the vagueness
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