Re: analog computing = useless hypothesis

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    From: "Robin Faichney" <>
    > If I believe in continuous systems, why would I tend to ask binary
    > questions?

    I dunno... schizophrenia?

    > But anyway, now you've answered the discrete/continuous question, here's
    > the next one: do you claim there's no significant difference between
    > analog and digital computers?

    The difference is that "analog" computers don't exist.


    Stay hungry,

    --J. R.

    Useless hypotheses:
     consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
    analog computing, cultural relativism

         Everything that can happen has already happened, not just once,
         but an infinite number of times, and will continue to do so forever.
         (Everything that can happen = more than anyone can imagine.)

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