[LAU] PS: [OT] Kernel 126.96.36.199
ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Wed Jun 8 02:59:57 UTC 2011
On Wed, 2011-06-08 at 04:56 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-06-07 at 22:14 -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 9:29 PM, Robin Gareus <robin at linuxaudio.org> wrote:
> > >> you're welcome. the day i read this i felt like i had died and gone to heaven.
> > >
> > > How would you know what that feels like? :)
> > > Have you read Eagleman's "Sum"?
> > of course :)
> I guess the article is very interesting for people who never had
> interest in this stuff before, but it's just touching the surface.
> "If someone says, “The mouse on the desk is broken,” your mind calls
> forth a different image than if you hear, “The mouse on the desk is
> eating cheese.” Your brain registers the word “mouse,” waits for its
> context, and only then goes back to visualize it. But language leaves
> time for second thoughts. The flash-lag effect seems instantaneous. It’s
> as if the word “mouse” were changed to “track pad” before you even heard
> What is with people who are 'right-brained'? Thinking non-verbal? For me
> e.g. (a + b)2 = a2 + 2ab + b2 ; a2 + b2 = (a + b)2 − 2ab and stuff like
> that is a film of wobbling colours, when calculating. I'm not thinking
> in colours.
numbers ... dyslexia *lol* ... thinking correct, but translating into
the wrong word, a unintended example :)
> What is with people having diseases such as HD?
> As a coder you might do some experiments by simulating biologically
> intelligence. 20 years ago I started with "Introduction of Neural
> Networks" J Stanly / E. Bak 1988 California Scientific Software
> Marvin Minsky and Joseph Weizenbaum were the heroes of my childhood, I
> never was interested in soccer and such stuff.
> Resume: It's a good article, but pardon, just touching the surface and
> has absolutely nothing to do with MIDI jitter.
> Anyway, an interesting trip, I like OT :)
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