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          New Quantum Machine Learning Algorithm Could Crush Big Data      Cache   Translate Page      
Read Zayan Guedim explain how a new hybrid system combines classical machine learning techniques with quantum computation to optimize the management of the power grid on Edgylabs blog : Strategically deployed across the grid, Phasor Measurement Units (PMUs) are sensor devices that measure currents and voltages at a particular time. PMUs generate huge amounts of data that help […]
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          EMA Validates and Grants Accelerated Assessment of Marketing Authorization Application for Daiichi Sankyo's FLT3 Inhibitor Quizartinib for Treatment of Patients with Relapsed/Refractory FLT3-ITD AML      Cache   Translate Page      
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           Controlling irreversibility and directionality of light via atomic motion: optical transistor and quantum velocimeter       Cache   Translate Page      
Ooi, C.H.R. (2008) Controlling irreversibility and directionality of light via atomic motion: optical transistor and quantum velocimeter. New Journal of Physics, 10. ISSN 1367-2630
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Adikan, Faisal Rafiq Mahamd and Gates, J.C. and Gawith, C.B.E. and Smith, P.G.R. and Jaque, D. (2008) Confocal luminescence investigations of two-beam direct-uv-written silica-on-silicon waveguides. IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 44 (11-12). pp. 1219-1224. ISSN 0018-9197
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          Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer (Physics) - University of KwaZulu-Natal - KwaZulu-Natal      Cache   Translate Page      
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          The Truth is Funny .....shift happens! with Host Colette Marie Stefan: Quantum Leap Into Life Progress with Dr. Eric Pearl      Cache   Translate Page      
EpisodeThe Reconnective Healing principle is simple, and the outcome is evolutionary: There is a healing bandwidth that transcends the perceived limitations of our human ability and imagination. By learning to be in this awareness, without preconceived agendas, we are able to instantaneously establish the most coherent cellular level of balance and harmony to all aspects of life that may have otherwise seemed impossible. Bring Reconnective Healing and Life Progress to your  ...
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GuestHave fun using all of your senses to create a harmonious, joyful reality Steer your life with a practical and applicable roadmap to follow your heart and reach your destination at quantum speed
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GuestHave fun using all of your senses to create a harmonious, joyful reality Steer your life with a practical and applicable roadmap to follow your heart and reach your destination at quantum speed
          The Truth is Funny .....shift happens! with Host Colette Marie Stefan: HANGOVER REMEDY, Better Than A Bloody Mary      Cache   Translate Page      
GuestHANGOVER REMEDY, Better Than A Bloody Mary Did you over-indulge on New Years Eve? Are you suffering the effects of holiday hangover? Start the new year off with this quantum cleanse for the body, mind and soul. Join me for this special show, my holiday gift to you Delete negative pathogens from your body, mind and spirit and optimize your physical potential to follow your hearts path to your authentic desires.
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          Victoria Independența a realizat scorul etapei a X-a în Liga a IV-a U 19, Avântul Vânători păstrează șefia      Cache   Translate Page      


În Liga a IV-a juniori s-au disputat jocurile din etapa a X-a. A fost o etapă favorabilă oaspeților, în șase din cele șapte jocuri ale etapei s-au impus echipele vizitatoare. Scorul etapei a fost realizat de cei de la Victoria Independența, 7 - 0, la pauză 3 - 0, pe terenul celor de la Unirea Braniștea.  

Liderul, Avântul Vânători, continuă parcursul fără înfrângere după victoria, scor 6 - 3, la pauză 3 - 2, de la Ghidigeni, cu Muncitorul. În celelalte jocuri ale etapei s-au înregistrat rezultatele: Zimbrul Slobozia Conachi - CSU ”Dunărea de Jos” 1 - 3, Avântul Drăgănești - Juventus Toflea 2 - 4, Quantum Club Galați - Agrostar Tulucești 2 - 2, Gloria Ivești - Victoria Tecuci 0 - 4, Voința Cudalbi - Viitorul Costache Negri 1 - 2. 

Avântul Vânători conduce în Liga a IV-a U 19 cu 30 de puncte, maximum, golaveraj 43 - 10, locul doi este ocupat de Victoria Tecuci cu 27 de puncte, 27 - 4, iar podiumul este completat de Avântul Drăgănești cu 22 de puncte.  Etapa a XI-a programează jocurile: Viitorul Costache Negri - Zimbrul Slobozia Conachi, Victoria Tecuci - Voința Cudalbi, Agrostar Tulucești - Gloria Ivești, Victoria Independența - Quantum Club Galați, Juventus Toflea - Unirea Braniștea, Avântul Vânători - Avântul Drăgănești și CSU ”Dunărea de Jos” Galați - Muncitorul Ghidigeni.  

          Quantum Club Galați și Agrostar Tulucești au oferit cel mai spectaculos meci al etapei a X-a din Liga a IV-a       Cache   Translate Page      


Meciul de închidere al etapei a X-a din primul eșalon județean a fost și cel mai spectaculos. Șapte goluri, trei momente de egalitate, răsturnări de scor au fost componentele jocului dintre Quantum Club Galați și Agrostar Tulucești. Jocul s-a încheiat cu victoria celor de la Quantum, scor 4 - 3, după ce la pauză gruparea ce își dispăută meciurile de pe teren propriu pe stadionul Siderurgistul, avea avantaj 2 - 1. 

Adrian Huhulea a deschis scorul pentru Quantum în minutul 10, Dragoș Căruceru a egalat patru minute mai târziu. Petrică Stase a trecut Quantum din nou în avantaj în minutul 37, 2 - 1 fiind și scorul primei părți. După pauză Alin Lungu a marcat în minutul 53 și a egalat la doi. Finalul jocului a fost incendiar, în ultimele zece minute s-au marcat trei goluri. Tuluceștiul a trecut pentru prima oară în avantaj după golul marcat de Horovei, minutul 81, dar Petrică Stase a mai marcat de două ori, minutele 84 ți 87, și a adus a treia victorie stagională pentru Quantum Club Galați. 

După zece etape din Liga a IV-a Quantum Club Galați este pe locul 10 cu 10 puncte,  în timp ce echipa din Tulucești ocupă locul 14, ultimul, cu 4 puncte. În etapa a XI-a Quantum Club Galați va juca pe terenul celor de la Victoria Independența, 11 noiembrie, în timp ce Agrostar Tulucești va juca pe teren propriu cu Gloria Ivești, 10 noiembrie, ora 14.00. 

          Quantum Dots Replace Dyes to Stabilize Cell Imaging      Cache   Translate Page      
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The U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will receive $30 million over five years to build and operate an Advanced Quantum Testbed (AQT). Researchers will use the te ... - Source: www.photonics.com
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An optical circuit based on the principles of topology could provide protection for propagation of biphoton states, which will be needed for quantum computing. Researchers at the University of Sydney ... - Source: www.photonics.com
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It’s buzzword crazy in the industrial world – AI, IoT, cloud, quantum computing, big data, Industry 4.0…to name just a few. Underpinning this whirlwind of innovation there are industry associations, conferences, thought leaders and...
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          Windows 10 SDK With New Windows Performance Toolkit Available!      Cache   Translate Page      

Originally posted on: http://blog.freestylecoding.com/akraus1/archive/2015/07/31/166002.aspx

It has been a long wait to finally get the new version of the new Windows Performance Toolkit. I had not much time to test the betas since until now managed call stack resolution was not working.

WPT for Windows 10 makes some nice progress which you can download here. Click on the Download Standalone SDK and run it. Then uncheck everything except Windows Performance Toolkit and

it will install on your machine within minutes. If you download the complete Windows 10 SDK you are not downloading 170MB but several GB.

 

Management Summary

  • Graphs are more readable.
  • Graphs with short spikes are much better rendered without the need to zoom into to see them.
  • Colors for graphs are changeable (finally).
  • Filtering can be undone now in the context menu.
  • Quick Search in all tables.
  • Symbol load dialog was improved.
  • You can configure your own stack tag files in Trace Properties.
  • No new Graph Types (at least with the default providers I enable).
  • 5 Added columns to CPU Usage Sampled
    • Two could be extremely useful: Source File Name and Source Line Number
  • 12 Added columns to CPU Usage Precise.
    • Two are to user mode developers useful: ProcessOutOfMemory and CPU Usage (in view).
  • Occasional crashes are also featured now.

CPU Usage Sampled

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The biggest improvement is certainly the possibility to see source file and line numbers. You can find out this way where most CPU is spent on which line if the CPU consumption happens in your code.

A quick recap for the newbies: The CPU Usage Sampled graph is generated by taking the stack trace of all running threads 1000 times per second (this is the default). These call stacks are then added together.

A count in your Main method of 1000 means that the method has used one second of CPU time.

If the call stack ends not in your e.g. Main method when the stack trace is taken then your source file will not be displayed there. As usual you have to take a sharp look at the numbers. Your method

may be causing a high CPU consumption but it might never show up with a source and line number because the stack always ends in an external library call (printf in my case) for which I did not have the pdb loaded.

It would be nice to have file and line numbers for managed code as well but this feature is of limited use as it is now.

Ideally I want to see this stuff while I am drilling into a call stack all my way down and not only if the call stack ends in a method which I did compile.

 

For Reference here is the complete list of columns you can choose from. Green are unchanged columns, Bold are new ones. I never have found out how to give a thread a name in WPT.

If anyone knows more about the mystical thread names and how they can be set I would be very interested in it.

WPT 8.1 WPT 10
% Weight % Weight
Address Address
All Count All Count
Annotation Annotation
Compiler Optimization Compiler Optimization
Count Count
CPU CPU
Display Name Display Name
DPC/ISR DPC/ISR
Function Function
  Image RVA
Inlined Functions Inlined Functions
Is PGO'ed Is PGO'ed
Module Module
PGO Counts PGO Counts
PGO Dynamic Instruction Count PGO Dynamic Instruction Count
Priority Priority
Process Process
Process Name Process Name
Rank Rank
  Section Name
  Section RVA
  Source File Name
  Source Line Number
Stack Stack
Table Table
Thread Activity Tag Thread Activity Tag
Thread ID Thread ID
Thread Name Thread Name
Thread Start Function Thread Start Function
Thread Start Module Thread Start Module
TimeStamp TimeStamp
Trace # Trace #
Weight Weight
Weight (in view) Weight (in view)

 

CPU Usage Precise

This is by far the most complex table. With WPT 10 we have 66 columns to choose from to find out how our threads interact with each other.

I am not sure how WPA detects that a process was out of memory but I think the kernel knows quite well if something did go wrong. The ProcessOutOfMemory column could be handy

to check stress tests when the machine was under heavy load which could explain subsequent application failures.

CPU Usage (in view) seems to be an attempt to display a more true thread running time. I am not sure how this value is calculated but it seems that if all cores are in use and you

get significant Ready times then it differs quite a lot. Otherwise the differences are marginal.

 

There have been quite some renaming of columns which might render your custom filter and enablement conditions useless and WPA will show you an error.

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If your old preset did enable by default all processes except the Idle process which clutters up the view it was set to:

([Series Name]:="NewProcess" AND NOT ([NewProcess]:="Idle (0)"))

With WPT 10 you need to change it to:

([Series Name]:="New Process" AND NOT ([New Process]:="Idle (0)"))

This happens to all users of WPT 8.1 which have saved a custom default profile which contains this enablement rule.

With an empty enablement rule your view will look like

image

and with the rule

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you will see no difference when you apply it. Why? Because this rule only enables matching stuff but it does not disable the non matching

processes! I am with you that this is very counter intuitive but it is the way it is. If you save this as new default profile and then open a new file

you will no longer get a view where the Idle process is enabled by default.

For reference I list here all available columns with the old and new names so you have an easier time to update your custom filters, enablement

and expansion rules.

Green lines are unchanged, yellow are renamed columns and bold are new columns in WPT 10.

WPT 8.1 WPT 10
% CPU Usage % CPU Usage
  AdjustIncrement
  AdjustReason
Annotation Annotation
Count Count
Count:Waits Count:Waits
Cpu Cpu
CPU Usage (ms) CPU Usage
  CPU Usage (in view)
  DirectSwitchAttempt
IdealCpu Ideal Cpu
  KernelStackNotResident
LastSwitchOutTime (s) Last Switch-Out Time
NewInPri New In Pri
NewOutPri New Out Pri
NewPrevOutPri New Prev Out Pri
NewPrevState New Prev State
NewPrevWaitMode New Prev Wait Mode
NewPrevWaitReason New Prev Wait Reason
NewPriDecr New Pri Decr
NewProcess New Process
NewProcess Name New Process Name
NewQnt New Qnt
NewState New State
NewInSwitchTime (us) New Switch-In Time
NewThreadId New Thread Id
NewThreadStack New Thread Stack
NewThreadStartFunction New Thread Start Function
NewThreadStartModule New Thread Start Module
NewWaitMode New Wait Mode
NewWaitReason New Wait Reason
  NewThreadPrevRemainingQuantum
  NewThreadRank
  NewThreadRemainingQuantum
NextSwitchOutTime (s) Next Switch-Out Time
OldOutPri Old Out Pri
OldProcess Old Process
OldProcess Name Old Process Name
OldQnt Old Qnt
OldState Old State
OldInSwitchTime (us) Old Switch-In Time
OldThreadId Old Thread Id
OldThreadStartFunction Old Thread Start Function
OldThreadStartModule Old Thread Start Module
OldWaitMode Old Wait Mode
OldWaitReason Old Wait Reason
  OldThreadRank
  OldThreadRemainingQuantum
PrevCState Prev CState
  ProcessOutOfMemory
Ready (us) Ready
ReadyThreadStack Ready Thread Stack
ReadyTime (s) Ready Time
ReadyingProcess Readying Process
ReadyingProcess Name Readying Process Name
ReadyingThreadId Readying Thread Id
ReadyingThreadStartFunction Readying Thread Start Function
ReadyingThreadStartModule Readying Thread Start Module
  ReadyThreadInDPC
SwitchInTime (s) Switch-In Time
Table Table
Thread Activity Tag Thread Activity Tag
Thread Name Thread Name
TimeSinceLast (us) Time Since Las
          SpinWait Is Dangerous      Cache   Translate Page      

Originally posted on: http://blog.freestylecoding.com/akraus1/archive/2015/06/18/165219.aspx

Some bugs are easy some are hard. If you are dealing with a massive multithreaded distributed application consisting of many different processes talking to each other performance issues are pretty much impossible to detect with standard profilers. But with WPT the word impossible can be replaced with possible although much work is still needed. Recently I had an interesting regression issue where a use case did become over one second slower which was a quite big difference. So it should be easy to spot right? Two things were easy but one fraction ( 60% ) was still hiding in the data. Since the title of this post is already very clear here is a small test application which shows the issue:

    class Program
    {
        static Stopwatch StartTime = Stopwatch.StartNew();

        static TimeSpan WaitTime = TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(2);

        static bool ReturnTrueAfter2ms()
        {
            if( StartTime.Elapsed.Ticks > WaitTime.Ticks )
            {
                StartTime.Restart();
                return true;
            }

            return false;
        }
        
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            while (true)
            {
                SpinWait.SpinUntil(ReturnTrueAfter2ms);
            }
        }
    }
In the main method we are continuously Spinwaiting for an operation which usually takes some ms (e.g. network IO) to complete. The goal of SpinWait is to spare you context switches in favor of burning CPU cycles. We are talking about some microseconds to spare instead of a context switch. Spinwait will therefore by default spin a few microseconds until it gives up and tries to yield to other threads with increasing persistence. If you look at the code of SpinWait

 

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you find that for every 20th run it will sleep for 1ms. That in itself is not a big deal if your method takes longer to execute. Only by looking at the code all looks sound and reasonable. What could possibly go wrong? Let have a look at the costs for a context switch with Thread.Yield, Thread.Sleep ( 0 ) and Thread.Sleep( 1 ). Thread.Yield is quite cheap if the other thread has not much work to do. The cost looks like 6 microseconds for doing only a context switch and up to 70 microseconds if the other thread is doing some work until it waits again for something.

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Thread.Sleep( 0 ) on the other hand lets the thread run forever if no other threads want to run on this CPU. The scheduler looks after the thread for ca. every 250ms where a non switching context switch event is logged but apart from that nothing is stopping my thread.

Things become interesting for Thread.Sleep(1) where we forcefully give up our thread quantum.

 

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Remember the goal of SpinWait is to spare you an expensive context switch. It spins for about 20-80 microseconds. Then it tries from time to time a Thread.Yield, Thread.Sleep ( 0 ) and every 20th time a Thread.Sleep(1). In the comments of SpinWait it is noted that a thread can wait for a long time. In fact a Thread.Sleep(1) can sleep up to 15ms because you give up your current thread quantum and the scheduler looks after your thread only during the next clock tick which is 15,6ms later again to check if your thread is ready to run again. SpinWait is therefore only useful if your operation completes within a few microseconds in 99.9% of all cases. But if your operation frequently or nearly always takes much longer than a typical context switch then this class will not make you any faster. Instead of sparing a few microseconds you are potentially wasting up to 15 milliseconds every time you call SpingWait.SpinUntil!

If you have many call stacks in your application which cause SpinWait to sleep for a thread quantum of 15ms then you are using SpinWait wrongly!

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This one was very hard to find because I usually search for long pauses when I am after a one second delay. But this time 600ms were scattered across dozens of calls almost evenly distributed throughout the use case because SpinWait was used in a central low level component which was frequently called.

If you looked at the Excel chart above and wondered where difference between with and without Visual Studio for Thread.Sleep(1) comes from I can tell you now. By default the windows timer ticks every 15,6ms which then triggers the thread scheduler to check out its running threads. The strange 15,6ms value comes from 64 ticks/s = 15,6 ms/tick. If someone uses a multimedia resolution timer or changes the system wide timer tick to increase the tick rate your threads will more often be watched after the thread scheduler. That is the reason why Thread.Sleep(1) can wait for "only" 2ms or 15 ms depending on which applications are running which may alter the system wide clock rate. Another great source of many more details can be found at https://randomascii.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/windows-timer-resolution-megawatts-wasted/.

You can use the clockres tool from SysInternals to check out your current timer resolution. The dynamic windows timer tick rate makes it especially tricky to find performance degradations with unit tests on machines where Visual Studio or another WPF GUI is running where the tick rate is 1kHz. But on an installed server the clock tick rate is 64 which will make a big difference. Luckily the performance regression tests did show the issue long before any customer would get this version. It really pays off to performance regression tests. It is even better if you not only execute performance regression tests but you use xperf to record profiling data for all performance tests and store profiling data somewhere. Later when a test breaks you don't need to go to the testing guys and ask them to install the current baseline which has the issue and an old baseline which was good. Then you need to profile both use cases and then you can start analyzing. What a waste of time!

It is much easier to let your central performance tests run with ETW profiling which will affect even heavy use cases < 10%. But you get all the data you could wish for to find the root cause much faster. If you train the people how to use WPA to analyze issues and how to use PerfView, Windbg, VMMap and memory dumps you can create software which has significantly less issues than your competitors because you really understand your system. The usual thinking to treat system libraries and the operating system as black boxes where miracles happen has its place to not be distracted by the many things you need to consider before you write one line of software. But you should not stop at the black boxes. Instead you should develop the ability to look into the black boxes when necessary and write a nice blog post about the found issues so other people can learn how things (not) work.


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          A Marvel star hinted months ago that the Infinity War deaths will be undone, and we missed it      Cache   Translate Page      
Ask any Marvel fan out there who the biggest Avengers leakers are and the names Mark Ruffalo and Tom Holland will come up. One leaked the Infinity War ending before the movie and the other practically confirmed that at least one dead Avenger will return in Avengers 4. But it turns out there’s one other Marvel star who deserves credit for spoiling the upcoming movie. It happened months ago, actually, but we all somehow missed it. Playing Steve Rogers’ best friend Bucky Barnes who goes to the dark side before seeing the light again, is Sebastian Stan. Barnes also happens to have turned to ashes during Infinity War’s grand finale. And Stan also happens to qualify as a Marvel leaker. The actor accidentally revealed that the carnage at the end of the first Infinity movie will likely be undone, and you might have missed it. Speaking at Ace Comic Con before Avengers: Infinity War premiered (via ComicBook), Stan teased shooting a major scene that involved plenty of actors from the Marvel universe (emphasis ours):
There was one scene, I think, we had where everybody was there. I can't really talk about that scene, but I knew it took them three months in planning this scene to have everyone there. You look around and you just saw everyone from Samuel L. Jackson to Michael Douglas to Michelle Pfeiffer. Everybody was there.
At the time, the fact that he shot a scene with Jackson, Douglas, and Pfeiffer didn’t really mean anything. But then Infinity War told us that Barnes and Nick Fury (Jackson) were killed when Thanos snapped his fingers. Then Ant-Man and The Wasp rolled along, and we found out that Hank Pym (Douglas) and Janet van Dyne (Pfeiffer) were also turned to ashes at the very same moment. The only way to have those characters in the same scenes in an upcoming movie is if they're not really dead. Stan later tried to walk back those comments during an Entertainment Tonight interview (see video at the end of this post), but the cat was already out of the bag:
I don’t think I revealed anything crazy. Like, everyone’s gonna be in this movie. Nobody crazy, that I mentioned, would not be in this film. Michael Douglas could come in and pour a tea for one scene, for all you know.
At that point during the interview, Anthony Mackie, who plays Falcon, asked whether Douglas was in the movie. To which Stan this to say:
He is in the movie. At least the movie I was in It might not be in this movie, but it might be in the other one.
The interview was taped back when Infinity War premiered in late April, therefore well ahead of Ant-Man 2 and the revelations that came after it. We already know thanks to Michael Douglas and Ant-Man director Peyton Reed that the Ant-Man sequel lays the foundation of what’s coming next in Avengers 4 and the entire MCU. The Quantum Realm plays a significant part in the MCU, and it’ll likely allow the Avengers to travel through time to fix the whole Thanos mess. Also, that scene that was so difficult to shoot came up in Marvel commentary before, including the recent revelation that Tilda Swinton (The Ancient One), was only available for a single day to shoot her scenes. With all that in mind, let’s welcome Sebastian Stan into the club of Avengers leakers. He fully deserves it. Avengers 4, meanwhile, premieres in early May next year, with the first trailer expected to drop this month. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOGQtgAA-gA
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It has been around 20 years since I started the journey of self-discovery and over 8 years since I have been walking the process of self-perfection by writing blogs and recording vlogs. However, during this process, I have not felt the increase in my awareness in relation to what I have accepted and allowed to become. Meaning during the process I did look at the past events where I have abdicated my self-responsibility and committed to correct myself. However, I have until recently not felt such shame as I am feeling now. Also in past decades, I felt some sort of undefined sadness that has been noticeable from my facial expression in form of dark baggy eyes. Until recently I assumed that the sadness was about all the traumatic events that I have experienced in my past. However, I see now that what I am actually sad about is what I have allowed and accepted in my life. As far I can remember, I have defined myself as a good person that does not want to harm anybody and that all that happened to me had nothing to do with who I am. I claimed that I am an innocent victim and punished by life for no reason. Boy oh boy was I wrong!




I see my childhood as quite pleasant, with memories of just a couple of unpleasant events. Now the problem with the memories is how we tend to remember mostly bad things and disregard all the good stuff. And it was exactly the same with me. All the abundance, safety, and love that my parent provided I just took for granted. That is what made me turn into a spoiled brat. I understand that my over-protective environment played a role in that but boy it took a long time for me to understand how much spoiled I have become. I and my brother lived for many years in a safe family bubble where were provided by our father with the latest gadgetry. Computers and television then contributed for me to sink into an even more deceptive bubble of virtual reality where I have played god and attacked other from. All the images, especially porn, created layers of energetic addictions. Thus whenever I faced challenges, instead of facing and understanding them, I took refuge in the alternative worlds of emotional and orgasmic experiences. That took me in such separation of life that I am just slowly becoming aware of the real depth of my demise.

Now that I am experiencing some kind of quantum leap in my awareness, I am having a great challenge in deciding what to do. I do not want to be the self-centered spoiled kid anymore, however, I see that such tendencies are still a part of me and it will still take time for me to transform my behavior patterns and energetic addictions. I feel like a heavy train that has been driving towards the cliff with full speed. I have become aware of the cliff and have hit the brakes, however, it will take the train some time to stop completely due to inertia.

I see for example how a photography at first glance is an innocent art that started to become my passion already at my young age. However, one perspective using photography is to manifest points of separation. When looking through the viewfinder, a photographer positions himself on 'the other side of the lens' where all that matters is a framed composition of visual elements in a moment. A photographer does not need to care about what events lead to the current state of reality and what will be the outflow of events in the future. The trapped moment of time is then observed over and over again in form of a photo and in many cases, a deep emotional bond is created to that picture. A photo is an attempt to stop the time and create an experience of eternity. Generally when taking a photo one does not ask or needs to ask for a permission to take a snapshot. So it is also much like stealing something from someone. And also within such stealing, one is being very careful to compose all the shapes and colors with the starting point to entice as strong emotional reaction from the observers of the photo as possible. Sure photography can also function as evidence of past events however generally it functions as an attempt to control something or to gain something.

A camera has played a role of the protective shield also in my life for many years. I have been hiding behind the lens and also behind a TV and computer screen for too long. For so long that I have lost the interest in doing much of the physical work. Because using computer things move much faster and the physical reality takes much more time to manifest. This is why I have also become impatient and restless, constantly needing some pictures, sounds, and information to fill my mind and keep me entertained. For physical labor, I defined myself as someone who is overqualified and would waste my potentials if I engage in some kind of job that does not require a lot of intellectual skills. Consequently, I am keeping myself trapped in computer-related jobs that create a strain on my physical body due to long periods of keeping myself in a sitting position. Sadly it is also the money that influences my business decisions since most of the highest paid jobs are now also related to using computers. On the other hand, the information age is also connecting us again, thought externally, but is enabling us a reflection of what is going on in our minds and serves as a beneficial projection of our internal reality. So the key is to make the best of all this mess and to figure out how to create a future where we would not be enslaved and separate anymore by our own creation.

What I am also dealing with here is a chicken and egg situation. I am quite satisfied with being single and do not have a need to be in a relationship with someone to be happy. So I am asking myself if this is something that is the true nature of my being or a consequence of my upbringing. I see how much I am like my father and have wondered how much of what I am are personalities that I have copied from him as a child. Or it could be just that my father and I have similar nature of our beingnesses that both like to work alone and would not change much regardless of the environment. Well, all that I can do is to continue my process of identifying the points of separation within me and to move towards creating the future based on the principle of what is best for all. It is up to me to challenge and expand myself but to be at the same time careful not to overwhelm myself.
I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed my life to be directed mostly by the energies of good emotions and bad feelings instead of directing myself as life as one and equal. I commit myself to stop all the energy addictions and to direct myself based on the principle of what is best for all. 
I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to see other being only as their picture manifestation. And then also comparing them to ideals of perfection and judging any visual imperfection instead of treating them as one and equal as who I am as life. I realize that everything that I am able to observe with my human physical eyes is much more than I am able to see and understand that we are all an equal part of this existence. Thus I commit myself to when and as I am looking at someone and my mind is producing thoughts like: Look at this and that imperfection on their face and their body and how they dress! to stop and breathe. I then place myself into the body of the person that I observe and understand how my life would be if I would be in their body and to have their life experience. 
I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to observe women mostly from the perspective of how a sexual experience with them would be. I realize that I have been conditioned by years of watching porn where I have started to associate the appearance of a woman with experience of orgasm. Thus I commit myself to when and as I want to experience a physical orgasm and my mind is producing thoughts like: Look at some woman or a picture of a woman or imagine a woman during masturbation since you will experience the energy of orgasm quicker! to stop and breathe. I commit myself to practice masturbation only as an act of my physical body self-expression within the realization that I do not need to imagine anything let alone having to include any other body to experience an orgasm. 
I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to when and as I interact with others for my actions to have the starting point of wanting to impress others in order for them to admire me and then to feel good about myself. I realize how self-centered my interactions with others have been since I mostly wanted to impress others using advance knowledge and information and also other skills that I have gathered. Thus I commit myself to when and as I interact with other and my mind is producing thought like: Just think what great information will you tell them in order to impress them and prove that you know more than they do! to stop and breathe. I then communicate with others from the starting point of equality, share the information that is relevant to them or ask them questions in order to find out how they feel and if there is anything that I can assist them with. 
I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to define myself as a perfectionist and to become angry about myself every single time when I notice some imperfection about myself. I realize that tendency towards the perfection is a projection of not accepting myself as who I am as my physical body, mind and the being that all have its limitations and do change over time. Thus I commit myself to when and as I see something about myself and my mind is producing thoughts like: You should have done or looked like this instead of that! to stop and breathe. I then within the realization that everything is changing and that nothing will ever fit the complete criteria of someone's imagination do my best to strive towards my goals but also fully accept how I am and how I perform at this very moment. 
I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to compare myself and compete with others where I wanted to prove that I know much more than others and can do things better than others for the sake of feeling good. I realize that self-perfection is supportive however we all have different preconditions, different environments, different bodies, different minds, different beings and can not perfect self by comparing ourselves to others. Thus I commit myself to when and as I observe others and my mind is producing thoughts like: Look at this guy or girl and what they have achieved! to stop and breathe. I then consider only my original and current state of everything that I currently am an have achieved and continue to perfect self in relation only to my own life path. 
I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to when and as I observe others how they struggle and experience discomfort and pain to feel good about myself. I realize that any energetic movement within myself when observing others how they suffer is a manifestation of pure evil and separation. Thus I commit myself to when and as I see others in a problematic situation and my mind is producing thoughts like: Look how funny they are when they suffer! to stop and breathe. I then immediately place myself in the position of the individual that I observe and understand that I could equally be in the same position as they are. I then also see what I can do to diminish the suffering that others endure since we are all in this together.
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PMW: "Settlers" kill Palestinians for pleasure - hate speech in official PA daily
The Palestinian Authority regularly demonizes Jews, Israelis, and those who they call "settlers" and accuse them of believing in precisely the hate ideologies the PA itself espouses to its own people.

While accusing Israelis of participating in a religious war, it is Mahmoud Abbas' advisor who has called Israel "Satan's project" and presented the war with Israel as a religious war to destroy Israel and Jews. The PA Mufti, who is appointed by Abbas, has said extermination of Jews is a religious obligation and Islamic destiny.

In Israel, the isolated cases of Israeli terror against Palestinians are punished and condemned. It is the Palestinian Authority under direct instructions of Mahmoud Abbas that rewards murderers of Israelis with high salaries and calls terrorist murderers "stars in the sky of the Palestinian people."

In this op-ed in the official PA daily, the writer projects the PA's own hate ideologies onto what he refers to as Israeli "settlers." They are demonized as inhuman murderers who kill Palestinians for their own pleasure and at the orders of the Israeli government.

Under the headline "The settlers are sacrificing the Palestinians' blood as a sacrifice to Netanyahu," regular columnist for the official PA daily, Muwaffaq Matar, who is also a member of the Fatah Revolutionary Council and hosts a TV program on Fatah-run Awdah TV, portrayed Israelis living beyond the Green Line as "mass murderers obsessed with bloodshed" who are "directed" and controlled by the Israeli army and government:

"Criminals, mass murderers, obsessed with bloodshed, wild unbridled foreigners, but also directed - these are the settlers, the colonialists, the pawns of the racist regime in Tel Aviv.
[They are] criminals who are being activated by a remote control with dual controls - one in the hands of the heads of the occupation army, and the second in the hands of the heads of the coalition of [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu's government. Both of them are trying to inflict a heavy toll on the Palestinian citizens by means of groups of people devoid of the elements of human nature, who have no connection to the civilized societies other than [their] human form..."
[Official PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 14, 2018]
Petra Marquardt-Bigman: Don’t Be Fooled: The Left Only Cares About Palestinians If It Can Blame Israel
Anyone with even a passing interest in news from the Middle East will know that all over the region, undemocratic and repressive regimes use their security forces to suppress dissent. The Palestinian authorities in Gaza and the West Bank are no exception, as a recently released Human Rights Watch report documents.

Considering that the report is “the result of a two-year investigation,” it is remarkably meager. According to the summary, HRW exposes the “machineries of repression to crush dissent” by showing that Palestinian authorities in the West Bank and Gaza “routinely arrest people whose peaceful speech displeases them and torture those in their custody.”
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While this might give the impression that the report focuses exclusively on the abuse of people arrested for “peaceful speech,” there are also chapters that deal with cases of people accused of criminal charges in Gaza and the West Bank.

But what the report leaves out is perhaps more noteworthy than what it covers. A glimpse of what’s missing is provided on page 51, where one sentence suffices to deal with the most egregious abuses:

“Hamas authorities have also carried out 25 executions since they took control in Gaza in June 2017 [sic! Hamas took control in June 2007], including 6 in 2017, following trials that lacked appropriate due process protections and courts in Gaza have sentenced 117 people to death, according to the Palestinian Center for Human Rights.”

In other words, a report that is touted as “the result of a two-year investigation” relies on another human rights organization to provide a one-sentence summary of executions carried out by Hamas. Presumably, two years were too short for the hard-working people at HRW to check their own records, which indicate that Hamas carried out considerably more than “25 executions” since taking power in 2007.

But the appalling sloppiness displayed by HRW when it comes to keeping track of the murderous record of the Islamist terror group that rules Gaza is a telling sign of how little Palestinian human rights matter to HRW when Israel can’t be blamed.

Dore Gold: The Bedouin Encampment of Khan al-Ahmar Violates the Oslo Accords
Khan al-Ahmar is a cluster of Bedouin structures located in the Judean Desert to the east of Jerusalem. This past year this subject has been heating up. It is located on public land and is situated on the main route connecting Jerusalem to the Jordan Valley. Twenty-eight Bedouin families live there. It is too small to really be called a village, so some label it as a hamlet or even other terms. The structures in Khan al-Ahmar were not erected with any sort of building permit, as required by Israel's Civil Administration in the West Bank.

Accordingly, demolition orders were issued in 2009. Though the residents turned to the Israeli Supreme Court, in its ruling the Court stated: "there is no dispute that the entire complex was put up in violation of the zoning laws." In the past the Israeli Supreme Court ruled that Jewish families living in illegally constructed dwellings needed to be removed, as was the case in Migron (2012), Amona (2017), and Netiv Ha-Avot (2018).

Some Western commentators have fundamentally misunderstood Israel's decision to dismantle Khan al-Ahmar. A New York Times analysis insisted that Israel sought "to make room for the expansion of Jewish settlements." Of course, anyone familiar with the topography of the West Bank, with the map of the West Bank, knows that the Judean Desert is full of empty territory, so that the argument that the demolition of Khan al-Ahmar was required for settlement expansion really rings hollow.




Security agency chief warns of deceptive calm: We foiled 480 major terror attacks this year
The Shin Bet security agency has thwarted 480 ‎Palestinian terrorist attacks so far in 2018, agency ‎Director Nadav Argaman told the Knesset's Foreign ‎Affairs and Defense Committee on Tuesday.‎

The Shin Bet's efforts were a major factor in the ‎defense establishment's ability to maintain the ‎fragile calm between Israel and the Palestinians, ‎especially in Judea and Samaria, Argaman said.‎

‎"The situation in the Palestinian arena has been ‎‎very unstable this year. In the Gaza Strip, we are ‎somewhere between a potential [military] campaign ‎and efforts to ‎stabilize the humanitarian situation," he told the committee.

‎"In Judea and Samaria the situation is very ‎complex ‎as well. Things on the ground are ‎relatively calm, but this calm is deceptive. The ‎situation is actually highly combustible."‎

Argaman continued, "Hamas is constantly trying to launch terrorist attacks in and from Judea and ‎Samaria.

"We were able to prevent 480 major ‎terrorist attacks, stop 590 lone-wolf terrorists and ‎arrest 219 Hamas cells. This indicates that there is ‎a large, clandestine terrorist infrastructure ‎there."

Hamas leaders in Gaza and Turkey are sparing no ‎effort to mastermind terrorist attacks in Judea and ‎Samaria, and similar efforts are being made from ‎‎Lebanon by the Hezbollah terrorist group, Argaman said.
Israel’s Next Northern War: Operational and Legal Challenges
Hezbollah has threatened Israel’s northern border for decades. Today, however, the nature of this threat has become dire, and the risks of escalation real, as Iran continues supplying Syria and Hezbollah in Lebanon with game-changing weapons to devastate the Israeli homeland.

When the next conflict erupts between Israel and Hezbollah, its scale and intensity will bear little resemblance to those of recent memory. Hezbollah today is highly competent, adaptable and lethal. Its forces have gained invaluable battlefield experience in Syria and amassed more weaponry than 95 percent of the world’s conventional militaries, including at least 120,000 rockets and missiles. This is more than all of Europe’s NATO members combined, and ten times as many as when it last went to war with Israel in 2006.

Especially troubling is Hezbollah’s growing arsenal of powerful long-range precision missiles capable of striking targets throughout Israel. Unlike in recent conflicts, Israel’s missile defenses will be incapable of shielding the nation from such a threat. From the outset of conflict, Hezbollah will be able to sustain a launch rate of more than 3,000 missiles per day – as many as Israel faced in the entire 34-day conflict in 2006.

Despite this quantum leap in its capabilities, Hezbollah is under no illusion about its ability to inflict military defeat on Israel. It will not seek victory in the valleys of Lebanon or the skies over Israel, but in the court of public opinion.

To do so, it will use combat operations to lay the groundwork for an information campaign delegitimizing Israel. Two tactics will be central to Hezbollah’s efforts: first, deliberately attacking Israeli civilian population centers to compel an aggressive response by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF); second, illegally exploiting the presence of Lebanese civilians to shield itself from IDF attack.

Hezbollah will then manipulate the inevitable casualties by relying on widespread misperceptions about the true nature of combat operations and how international law (the law of armed conflict, or LOAC) regulates such operations. It will use the inevitable images of civilian suffering in Lebanon to portray Israel’s lawful operations as immoral and illegal. By weaponizing information and the law, Hezbollah will seek to force Israel to halt its self-defense campaign before the IDF can achieve decisive victory.
Netanyahu says ‘occupation is baloney’ if a country is powerful enough – reports
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly told lawmakers in his governing Likud party on Monday that powerful countries can occupy territories and transfer populations without consequence, in an apparent reference to ostensible Arab indifference toward Israel’s control over the West Bank.

“Power is the most important [component] of foreign policy. ‘Occupation’ is baloney. There were huge countries that have occupied and transferred populations and no one talks about them,” Netanyahu was quoted by Army Radio as saying Monday, in the closed-door Likud faction meeting. The remarks were also carried by the Yedioth Ahronoth daily on Tuesday morning.

“Power changes everything and it changes our policies vis-a-vis Arab states, and there are other countries on the way,” he reportedly added, apparently referring to states that have covertly expressed interest in forging diplomatic ties with the Jewish state.

The prime minister also appeared to reject the notion that Israeli territorial concessions could bring peace, according to additional comments from the meeting published by Yedioth on Tuesday.

“Contrary to the notion that concessions will bring about agreements with the Arabs, concessions will only bring about slight and short-term changes and nothing more,” Netanyahu said, seemingly referring to ceding territory to the Palestinians. “What we need to do is advance [talks] on shared interests with Israel based on technological power.”

Netanyahu’s reported comments came after he visited Oman last month in the first official meeting between the leaders of the countries since 1996.
Netanyahu: 'Occupation is bull'
Speaking at a Likud party meeting, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that the demonstration of strength is the most important thing in Israel's foreign policy.

"'Occupation' is bull. There are countries that have conquered and replaced entire populations and the world keeps silent. Strength is the key, it makes all the difference in our policy towards the Arab world."

Netanyahu stressed that concessions are perceived as weakness in the Middle East . "As opposed to the perception that concessions promote agreements with the Arabs, they would only bring minor and short-term changes—nothing more.

"The right thing to do is to make progress through common interests, which are based on technological strength," the premier explained. (h/t Elder of Lobby)
Dutch parliament to hold hearing on PA program rewarding terrorism
Prompted by Israel calls to condemn the Palestinian Authority for rewarding terrorism, the Dutch Parliament will host an event later this week to hear from prominent activists who are spreading awareness about the so-called “pay-to-slay” initiative.

Director of the Israel-based nongovernmental organization Palestinian Media Watch Itamar Marcus and terror-attack survivor Kay Wilson will travel to the Hague to address Dutch politicians about the P.A. giving convicted terrorists and their families huge salaries. Marcus and Wilson were invited by Dutch parliament member Joël Voordewind, who invited Marcus and Wilson, and will be chairing the discussion.

The move was endorsed by Yesh Atid Party minister Elazar Stern.

Stern has called on “the Parliament of the Netherlands to send a clear message that the P.A. must stop financially rewarding the terrorists.”

The Netherlands gives more than $14.8 million annually to UNRWA, the United Nations agency that deals with the Palestinian refugee issue. The United States cut its funding to UNRWA in September.

“It is important to update the Dutch Parliament that the P.A. has ignored all resolutions demanding they stop rewarding terror,” said Marcus. “While in some years the P.A. attempted to deceive the international community and conceal the payments, in its 2018 budget, the P.A. openly allocated 1.2 billion shekels [288,000,000 euros] for payments to terrorist prisoners and families of ‘martyrs.’ ”
Minister: Israel might destroy Syrian S-300s, even if manned by Russians
An Israeli cabinet minister has warned that if the Syrians use their recently supplied advanced Russian air defense missiles to bring down Israeli planes over Israeli territory, the launchers would be targeted — even if that means endangering Russian military specialists at the launch sites.

Environmental Protection Minister Ze’ev Elkin, who is also co-chair of the Russia-Israel Intergovernmental Commission, told Russian media Monday that it was a “big mistake” for Moscow to supply its ally Syria with the S-300 missile system, because the advanced missiles, which are considered a significant threat to Israeli air power in the area, “might lead to destabilization of the situation.”

Elkin cautioned that “considering the mess” that the Syrian army was in, the Syrians cannot be trusted to operate the equipment correctly and may end up shooting down an “Israeli military or commercial plane over Israeli territory.”

Israel, he noted, reacts to attacks on its territory and aircraft with “practical actions,” which would “undoubtedly take place” against the launchers should Israeli aircraft be hit in Israeli airspace.

“I greatly hope that there would be no Russian military specialists [at the missile launch sites],” he said, stressing that in the past Israel has taken pains to ensure that Russian military personnel are not hurt through its actions in Syria.
Palestinian attempts stabbing attack near Kfar Adumim
A Palestinian woman tried to stab a border police officer by a gas station near the Kfar Adumim settlement on Tuesday, off Route 1, in the West Bank.

Police received a report about a suspicious looking Palestinian woman, who was in a falafel stand in the gas station’s compound and refused to leave.

When border police arrived, the woman, 37, from the Palestinian city of Yatta in the South Hebron Hills, left the area and began walking towards the Allon settlement.

Border police called on her to stop and began to approach her, the police spokesperson said.

Instead of stopping, the woman pulled out a pair of scissor from her bag and ran at them, yelling in Arabic.

One officer shot and moderately wounded her. Border police who later searched her bag found a knife inside it.

The woman was transported to the Hadassah Medical Center at Mt. Scopus.
IDF to partially demolish home of Barkan attacker
The IDF has ordered the partial demolition of the home of the terrorist responsible for the deadly shooting attack in the Barkan industrial zone last month.

On Tuesday, the Head of the IDF’s Central Command, Maj.-Gen. Nadav Padan issued the demolition orders for two stories of the home where Naalwa lived in the West Bank village of Shweika near Tulkarem.

According to the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit, the order was signed after a request was made by the attacker’s family against the demolition order was rejected.

Nevertheless the home will remain partially intact, with the demolition to be limited to basement and ground floor of the building.

In early October 23 year-old Ashraf Walid Suleiman Na’alwa shot dead Kim Levengrond-Yehezkel, 29, of Rosh Ha’ayin, and Ziv Hagbi, 35, from Rishon Lezion. He also is suspected of shooting a third woman, seriously injuring her.
Israel steps up effort to block PA activities in Jerusalem
Israeli security forces on Sunday searched the offices of the PA’s Jerusalem Affairs Ministry in Dahiyat al-Barid, a West Bank village located north of Jerusalem.

Palestinians said that IDF soldiers and security officers confiscated many documents and computers. Several employees were summoned for questioning at Jerusalem police headquarters.

The raid on the offices of the PA ministry, which also includes the headquarters of the PA “Governorate of Jerusalem,” came in the context of Israel’s efforts to enforce a law that bans the PA from operating inside the country.

Israel says that the Palestinians had been acting in violation of the Law for the Implementation of the Agreement on the Gaza Strip and Jericho Area – Restriction on Activity – 1994, which prevents the PA from carrying out political, governmental or similar activity within the area of the State of Israel, including in east Jerusalem.

In recent months, however, the PA has increased its activities in east Jerusalem, prompting Israeli authorities, to take a number of measures to combat the phenomenon. The measures include, among other things, the arrest of scores of PA-affiliated activists and officials in east Jerusalem and the ban of dozens of events organized by the PA and other Palestinian political groups.
The unsung hero of the fight against Gaza arson terrorism
Yassin Abu Sidra, 24, stands at the top of an 18-meters-high tower on the border of the Gaza Strip, near Kibbutz Be'eri, and scans the area from morning till nightfall looking for fires.

Since the Palestinians began flying incendiary balloons and kites into Israel some seven months ago, this has been his mission.

Abu Sidra, a lookout for Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL), is the first to spot the incendiary balloons and kites and helps preventing the fire from spreading by sending firefighting forces to the scene.

This job requires him to constantly be on alert. In recent months, he hasn't had a moment's rest. From the top of the observation tower he can see the Be'eri Forest, the Kissufim Forest, the Shokeda Forest and the farmland of the Israeli communities by the border.

He has already spotted hundreds of incendiary balloons and kites and directed firefighting forces to where they landed.

"There were days of 30-40 fires a day," Abu Sidra says. "The firefighting forces ran from one scene to the next, rushing to get there to prevent the spread of the fire."
Hamas demands tax on Palestinian goods passing through Kerem Shalom: report
Hamas on Tuesday morning was reportedly demanding Palestinian merchants and business owners pay an extra 30 NIS for all goods passing through Kerem Shalom crossing from Israel.

The added tax is causing delays in the movement of goods and fuel, Walla reported.

Palestinians in the blockaded enclave are protesting the tax implemented by Hamas, the Islamist government of the Gaza Strip, the report added.
IsraellyCool: “Iconic” Shirtless Palestinian Rioter Reportedly Injured. The Photos Tell a Different Story
According to some reports, “Triple A” A’ed Abu Amro – otherwise known as shirtless terrorist who George Takei crushed on – has been shot.

Multiple reports from Gaza say that the 20-year-old protester photographed last month with a slingshot and a Palestinian flag was among those injured by Israeli troops in the most recent protests.

A’ed Abu Amro was among those injured by Israeli sniper fire on Monday, according to multiple activists and journalists reporting from the area. Photos show him being carried away on a stretcher.

Abu Amro appears to have been shot in the leg and is recovering at a Gaza hospital.


Except the photos of him on the stretcher seem to tell a different story – perhaps phasers were set to stun


In other words, just like everything else about this “protester” and the cause he represents, it seems to be a lie.
Egypt Considers Banning The Burqa As Part Of Anti-Extremism Campaign
Egypt is discussing a new draft law that would prevent women from wearing a burqa (nikab) in public spaces as part of a government campaign against extremist interpretations of Islam. The burqa, used mainly in Islamic cultures, is the veil that covers a woman’s entire face except for the eyes.

On Saturday, Ghada Ajami, a lawmaker, submitted a bill in the Egyptian parliament calling for a fine of 1,000 Egyptian pounds ($56) for women who defy the proposed ban. The fine would double for repeat offenders.

Ajami stressed to the press that the purpose of the bill is “to support the state’s efforts in fighting terrorism.”

A copy of the draft bill obtained by The Media Line states that the burqa would be prohibited in Egyptian public spaces “at any time and under any circumstances.”

Public spaces would include hospitals, health clinics, schools, cinemas, theaters, public libraries, museums, and government buildings, among others.

Ahmad Sharbini, an Egyptian political analyst, told The Media Line that “Egypt is going through a period of instability because of radical Islamic groups operating within the country,” adding that the burqa creates a security problem as “many male and female terrorists use it to hide their identities or sneak into places.
Egypt nixes Brazilian FM's visit as embassy relocation plans sour ties
Egypt has postponed a visit by Brazil's top diplomat, the Brazilian Foreign Ministry said on Monday. Diplomatic sources said decision followed President-elect Jair Bolsonaro's vow to relocate the Brazilian Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes Ferreira had been set to fly to Cairo for a three-day visit from Nov. 8 to 11 that was to have included meetings with President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi and Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.

But Cairo postponed the trip, citing problems with senior officials' agendas, the Brazilian Foreign Ministry said onday. Ministry insiders said no new date has been proposed, signaling Egypt's discontent with Bolsonaro's proposal.

Behind the scenes, Egyptian officials said Cairo was deeply displeased with Bolsonaro's promise, which breaks with longstanding Brazilian foreign policy in support of a two-state solution to the Middle East conflict.

The Egyptian Embassy in Brasilia was unavailable for comment.


Saudi Arabia prepares to build first nuclear research reactor
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Monday laid the foundation stone for the kingdom’s first nuclear research reactor, state media said, as the kingdom seeks to diversify its energy mix.

The reactor was among seven projects launched by the prince during a visit to Riyadh’s King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, the official Saudi Press Agency reported.

SPA offered no details on when the research or non-power reactor — typically used for research, development and education purposes — would be built and at what cost.

Saudi Arabia currently draws on oil and natural gas to meet its own fast-growing power demand and desalinate its water.

The world’s top crude exporter harbors plans to build 16 nuclear reactors over the next two decades for $80 billion as it seeks to diversify, despite concerns over nuclear proliferation in the Middle East.

Prince Mohammed said in March that if Iran develops a nuclear weapon, Riyadh will do so too.
Iran says US will ‘regret’ renewed sanctions, vows Tehran won’t cave to pressure
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif took to YouTube on Tuesday to dismiss US sanctions and Washington’s demands of change from Tehran as “absurd, unlawful and fundamentally flawed” and maintained the Trump administration would come to “regret this unwise move.”

“The US administration appears to believe that imposing draconian sanctions on Iran will bring about such pain to our nation that it will force us to submit to its will,” Zarif said in a video message, posted in English and Persian.

“We have weathered difficult times in the face of 40 years of American hostility relying solely on our own resources, and today we and our partners across the globe will ensure that our people are least affected by this indiscriminate assault,” he said.

Washington’s decision to scrap the multi-nation nuclear deal with Iran and reimpose sanctions — with the last tranche hitting on Monday — was “pushing it further into global isolation,” Zarif claimed.
Did Trump Blink on Iran Sanctions?
When Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal in May of this year, he vowed that America would re-impose all the sanctions on Tehran that had been lifted by the pact championed by President Barack Obama.

That promise will be kept on November 5, as a deadline is reached for nations that need to cease importing Iranian goods or face serious financial penalties. It will impose sanctions on more than 700 businesses, government agencies, and individuals in Iran involved in oil, banking, shipping, shipbuilding, and insurance. That will tighten the noose that has been gradually choking the Iranian economy since Trump took office and began the process of dismantling his predecessor’s pact.

But there are two key elements of the announcement made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that are troubling to those who have been applauding the president’s intentions to scrap a deal that enriched and empowered an enemy nation bent on hegemony in the Middle East, and failed to end the threat of an Iranian nuclear weapon. Far from being a sweeping ban on trade with Iran, the new sanctions keep open some significant loopholes.

One is that the administration has granted an exemption to eight unidentified countries, allowing them to continue to do business with Iran. One is believed to be India, a major trading partner of Tehran.

Also notably absent from the announcement was any mention of America’s determination to ensure that any nation or entity that conducts business with Iran will be cut off from the US-based Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication or SWIFT, which facilitates international transactions. If it had been included in the sanctions, that would essentially compel anyone interested in commerce with Iran to choose between money to be made with Iran or being able to do business in the United States, as well as any other entity that has interactions with US banks. That would have imposed a blanket of complete isolation on Iran.

What happened?
US permits activity at 3 Iran nuclear sites, even as sanctions renewed
The United States said Monday it was issuing waivers to allow the continuation of a nuclear deal with Iran, after declaring the agreement a disaster and slapping sweeping sanctions.

Hours after sanctions went into effect that ban most trade with Iran, the State Department said it was exempting projects set up through the 2015 nuclear deal negotiated under former president Barack Obama.

The international activities at Bushehr, Iran’s only nuclear power station, as well as the Fordow enrichment plant and the Arak heavy water reactor will be allowed “to continue under the strictest scrutiny to ensure transparency and maintain constraints on Iran,” the State Department said in a statement.

“This oversight enhances our ability to constrain Iran’s program and keep pressure on the regime while we pursue a new, stronger deal,” it said.

The State Department said the waivers were “temporary,” without specifying a timeframe, and “conditional on the cooperation of the various stakeholders.”

The 2015 agreement promised that world powers would assist Iran in developing civilian nuclear energy — the clerical regime’s stated goal for its atomic program.
EU struggles to find host for new Iran trade mechanism
The European Union has so far failed to find a country to host a special mechanism to trade with Iran and circumvent the newly reimposed U.S. sanctions that went into effect Monday, according to three EU diplomats, who said European governments fear being targeted by U.S. countermeasures.

The EU on Monday reissued its Nov. 2 statement, saying it was still setting up the so-called "special purpose vehicle," or SPV, which is designed to circumvent the sanctions.

The EU, which opposes the sanctions, had hoped to have the SPV ready by the time the sanctions came into force.

However, no EU country has so far volunteered to host the entity, the diplomats said. Several states have been asked by EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to consider hosting the SPV headquarters, as the bloc tries to uphold the nuclear accord from which U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew in May.

While the European Commission declined to comment on Monday, European Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said that "the European Union does not approve" of the reimposition of U.S. sanctions, which were lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal.
Erdogan: US Iran sanctions are aimed at ‘upsetting global balance’
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday hit out at new sanctions on Iran imposed by the administration of US President Donald Trump, saying they were aimed at upsetting the global balance and against international law.

Washington on Monday renewed sanctions on the Islamic republic that aim to isolate the country’s banking sector and slash its oil exports. Turkey was one of eight countries exempted from the demand to stop buying Iranian oil.

“We don’t find the (Iran) sanctions appropriate,” Erdogan was quoted as saying by the state-run Anadolu news agency.

“Because to us, they are aimed at upsetting the global balance,” he added. “They are against international law and diplomacy. We don’t want to live in an imperial world.”

Erdogan’s comments came after his Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned that isolating Iran was “dangerous.”
U.S. Embassy Jerusalem: The Iranian Regime Protects Itself
As the new round of sanctions against the Iranian regime goes into effect, regime officials are lying about the targets and consequences. The sanctions exempt humanitarian goods such as medicine and food, but the regime chooses to allow suffering among its people for political and financial purposes.






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          Nucleotide and Structural Label Identification in Single RNA Molecules with Quantum Tunneling Spectroscopy      Cache   Translate Page      
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Although a number of advances have been made in RNA sequencing and structural characterization, the lack of a method for directly determining the sequence and structure of single RNA molecules...
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Feasibility of functional MRI at ultralow magnetic field via changes in cerebral blood volume.

Neuroimage. 2018 Oct 27;:

Authors: Buckenmaier K, Pedersen A, SanGiorgio P, Scheffler K, Clarke J, Inglis B

Abstract
We investigate the feasibility of performing functional MRI (fMRI) at ultralow field (ULF) with a Superconducting QUantum Interference Device (SQUID), as used for detecting magnetoencephalography (MEG) signals from the human head. While there is negligible magnetic susceptibility variation to produce blood oxygenation level-dependent (BOLD) contrast at ULF, changes in cerebral blood volume (CBV) may be a sensitive mechanism for fMRI given the five-fold spread in spin-lattice relaxation time (T1) values across the constituents of the human brain. We undertook simulations of functional signal strength for a simplified brain model involving activation of a primary cortical region in a manner consistent with a blocked task experiment. Our simulations involve measured values of T1 at ULF and experimental parameters for the performance of an upgraded ULFMRI scanner. Under ideal experimental conditions we predict a functional signal-to-noise ratio of between 3.1 and 7.1 for an imaging time of 30 min, or between 1.5 and 3.5 for a blocked task experiment lasting 7.5 min. Our simulations suggest it may be feasible to perform fMRI using a ULFMRI system designed to perform MRI and MEG in situ.

PMID: 30394329 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


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I first met Davis Balestracci at a conference a few years back, where I heard him give a very spirited and insightful presentation. That's why I'm happy to have him as my guest for Episode #323 of the podcast. We'll talk about a range of topics, including some of the key lessons that you'll find in his book (as a much deeper dive than we can get into here) Data Sanity: A Quantum Leap to Unprecedented Results (2nd edition). Davis has been a long-time columnist for Quality Digest, and you'll hear his thoughts on Process Behavior Charts, W. Edwards Deming, Lean Six Sigma, and more.
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Scientists of the future huddle around a computer, waiting for an HD live stream of the incoming asteroid. As the probe that will provide the crucial communication slowly moves into view of the asteroid, they know that every second counts. In a surprising move, they tune their receivers not to radio frequencies, like we do today, but to a much higher frequency—somewhere in the near-infrared. But they think nothing of it—infrared and visible light allows for a much better transmission of data, and all of the leading satellite producers have switched over by now. But at the last minute, a cloud rolls in above the station, scattering the message from the relay satellite in all directions and cutting off the receiver.

That’s where the work of Dr. Jean-Pierre Wolf comes in.

He’s a professor at the Université de Genève in Switzerland and his research could be the missing link that makes this kind of high-speed communication with satellites possible. He’s been working for years on a specialized laser that stations can aim at the sky to dispel any water droplets in the air—effectively boring a hole through the cloud and permitting the satellite’s signal to pass through.

A visualization of the laser that bores through clouds.
Image Credit: UNIGE, Xavier Ravinet
But let’s take a step back. Today, all communication with satellites is done using radio frequency electromagnetic waves, largely because they're stable over large distances and aren’t prone to scattering in Earth’s atmosphere. However, they sprawl out as they travel down to Earth and tend to cover a large area by the time they reach land, requiring that nearby satellites use frequency bands that don’t overlap—otherwise any listener on the ground would receive an unintelligible mixture of information coming from a variety of sources. Because of this, a patchwork of national and international organizations relegate so-called “frequency bands” (a narrow range of frequencies) to various agencies for a fee. However, in our increasingly connected world, unused frequency bands are harder and harder to come by—which means the price has skyrocketed.

Because of these constraints, a number of researchers are turning to a different mode of communication: near-infrared and optical frequencies beamed down from space using powerful lasers. While laser beams are still composed of electromagnetic waves, the waves oscillate thousands of times faster than radio, carrying up to 10,000 times the amount of data. The pinpoint accuracy of a laser beam also allows for more direct communication without the risk of a third party intercepting messages simply by tuning in to a fortuitous frequency. Instead, the laser ensures what Wolf calls “end-to-end connection”: one end comes from the satellite and the other end lands on a single receiver, with a strongly reduced possibility of leakage. In addition, at higher frequencies the quantum nature of the photons present in the electromagnetic wave becomes more apparent, making extra security features like quantum cryptography possible. Oh, and lasers use much less power than radio sources.

In short, there are plenty of reasons to move away from radio communications.

The biggest obstacle to the switch, surprisingly, doesn’t lie in current laser or satellite technology—in fact, NASA used lasers to beam a video down from the space station back in 2014. Instead, the problem is a more fundamental one: bad weather.

Unlike radio waves, the higher frequency lasers are easily scattered by the water droplets that make up clouds or fog, rendering any satellites that use them mute the moment a storm hits. One popular solution to this problem has been to simply build more receiving stations and hope that at least one will see clear skies at any given time, but this is every bit as costly and inconvenient as it sounds. Fortunately, in light of Wolf’s recent publication, it may be unnecessary.

Believe it or not, Wolf isn’t the first to tackle the project of whisking clouds away with lasers. In the 1970s and 1980s the Soviet Union and U.S. military experimented with using high-intensity carbon dioxide lasers to locally boil away the water contained in clouds to improve troop visibility on the battlefield. Although they did succeed in clearing a hole roughly 100 m long, the electricity draw was eventually determined to be prohibitive.

An image from the '80s depicting a fifteen meter long haze caused by a carbon dioxide laser.
Image Credit: Zuev A A, Zemlyanov Yu, Kopytin D and Kuzikovskii A V 1985 High Power Laser Radiation in Atmospheric Aerosols (Dordrecht: VE Reidel Publ.)
Instead, Wolf decided to take a different approach that would be more energy efficient using pulsed lasers. This kind of laser has a rapidly oscillating power, rather than a constant one; as it turns out, when the peak power—the power delivered when the pulse is at its strongest—is sufficiently high, a special property emerges that isn’t seen in other lasers.

First, the power is not uniformly concentrated across the tiny width of the laser beam; instead it is highest at the center of the beam and tapers off towards the edges. The variation in electromagnetic radiation actually affects the index of refraction (a measure of how much light is bent) of the surrounding air, effectively turning the air itself into a lens—the technical term for this phenomenon is a Kerr lens. This “lens” bends the beams in towards itself, narrowing its breadth and refocusing it until it is strong enough to rip electrons from the surrounding atoms in a process called ionization.

At this point the beam diverges again, and the process repeats itself faster and faster until eventually the laser beam holds a stable width, at which point it is referred to as a “filament”. The lone electrons that were stripped off of their atoms don’t remain that way for long though; they quickly recombine with the positively-charged ions, releasing energy in the form of a shock wave and a crackling noise. This is where the magic happens: the shock waves pushes water droplets out of the way, opening a channel roughly a centimeter in diameter. But that’s enough to allow the passage of a laser transmitting all the information it contains. (Eventually, we will need to get to approximately 10 cm to receive information from a satellite.)

An illustration of the filamentation process. To the upper left, the diagram shows how the index of refraction (n) varies with distance, creating a "lens" and causing the beam to converge. To the upper right, the ionization changes the index of refraction once more, this time causing the beam to diverge. As the process repeats itself over and over, the laser beam self-stabilizes and creates a laser filament (lower diagram).
Image Credit: Jean-Pierre Wolf.

Since the laser is merely displacing the water droplets rather than boiling them off like the military tried to do, the power draw comes out to a much more reasonable 100 watts. Even so, this laser is still incredibly powerful. When asked about safety concerns, Wolf nods. Since the cleaning beams are sent up to the satellite and not down to the earth, there isn’t a big risk associated with them—after all, the energy (and the danger) of a laser is concentrated inside the beam. He does acknowledge that the only (manmade) objects that might pass through the beam—aircraft—will need to be diverted. “But there are already a number of no-fly zones,” he points out. We would just need to be strategic about where we build receiving stations; the middle of a flight corridor might be out of the question. But even if a plane did fly through the beam, it wouldn’t be at risk unless it were flying sideways or upside down. “But if that is the case, you have other problems,” he chuckles.

Wolf envisions equipping receiving facilities with one of these self-stabilizing lasers, possibly by coupling them to the focusing lasers that are already required to get a satellite’s attention. Then, any time intense humidity threatens the quality of communication the stations will be ready to blast it out of the way.

So far, Wolf has demonstrated his laser’s effectiveness in a laboratory setting using an artificial cloud only 50 cm deep, but with 10,000 the water concentration of a typical cloud. He says he is currently in close contact with large aerospace consortia and hopes to test the technology out on a real cloud soon. If that goes well—as he believes it will—he hopes to see a global rollout by 2025.
If that’s the case, it might not actually be long before those scientists of the future become the scientists of the present...let’s just hope there’s no asteroid.

—Eleanor Hook
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Quantum dot-based immunofluorescent imaging and quantitative detection of DNER and prognostic value in prostate cancer.

Cancer Biomark. 2018;22(4):683-691

Authors: Wang L, Wu Q, Zhu S, Li Z, Yuan J, Liu L, Yu D, Xu Z, Li J, Sun S, Wang C

Abstract
DNER, Delta/Notch-like epidermal growth factor (EGF)-related receptor, is a neuron-specific transmembrane protein carrying extracellular EGF-like repeats. The prognostic value of DNER in prostate cancer has not been evaluated. Here we showed that the up-regulation of DNER protein was observed in prostate cancer detected by immunohistochemistry (IHC) and quantum dot-based immunofluorescent imaging and quantitative analytical system (QD-IIQAS). However, a higher accuracy of measurements of DNER expression in prostate cancer was found by QD-IIQAS than by IHC (AUC = 0.817 and 0.617, respectively). DNER was significantly higher in patients undergoing bone metastasis (P = 0.045, RR = 3.624). In addition, DNER overexpression was associated with poor overall survival (OS) (P = 0.028, adjusted HR = 8.564) and recurrence-free survival (RFS) (P = 0.042, adjusted HR = 3.474) in patients suffering prostate cancer. Thus, QD-IIQAS is an easy and accurate method for assessing DNER and the DNER expression was an independent prognostic factor in prostate cancer.

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By Dian Schaffhauser, Campus Technology IT analyst firm Gartner has named its top 10 trends for 2019, and the “immersive user experience” is on the list, alongside blockchain, quantum computing and seven other drivers influencing how we interact with the world. The annual trend list covers breakout tech with broad impact and tech that could […]
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The Reviews in Computational Chemistry series brings together leading authorities in the field to teach the newcomer and update the expert on topics centered on molecular modeling, such as computer-assisted molecular design (CAMD), quantum chemistry, molecular mechanics and dynamics, and quantitative structure-activity relationships (QSAR). This volume, like those prior to it, features chapters by experts in various fields of computational chemistry

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L’horaire de travail est de type continental, soit de 16 h 45 à 5 h 15 le matin (quart de 12 heures) et nous vous offrons un poste à long terme!... $17 an hour
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          électromécanicien(ne) - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Saint-Jean, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation. Nous apprécions votre intérêt pour ce poste.... $45,000 - $55,000 a year
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          journaliers(ères) de bout de ligne - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Saint-Jean, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
À ce titre, vous serez responsable de l’inspection et du contrôle final de la qualité des produits, de les embrocher et les mettre en boîte.... $34,000 a year
From Quantum Management Services - Fri, 12 Oct 2018 21:21:42 GMT - View all Saint-Jean, QC jobs
          Technical Support Specialist - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Saint-Jean, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
Quantum is an equal opportunity employer. Please send your resume in Word format to Annick Wilson at the following address:. Ref.... $50,000 - $55,000 a year
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          technicien(ne) de service - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Rimouski, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
Si ce poste vous intéresse, veuillez envoyer votre CV en format Word à Marie Pier Dalpé à l'adresse suivante :.... $41,600 - $66,560 a year
From Quantum Management Services - Wed, 24 Oct 2018 22:06:39 GMT - View all Rimouski, QC jobs
          chauffeur(se) – classe 1 (poste permanent) - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation.... $41,600 - $52,000 a year
From Quantum Management Services - Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:31:21 GMT - View all Québec City, QC jobs
          réceptionniste - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation.... $39,000 - $42,900 a year
From Quantum Management Services - Sat, 27 Oct 2018 02:00:26 GMT - View all Québec City, QC jobs
          permanent - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
Si ce poste vous intéresse, veuillez envoyer votre CV en format Word à Carol-Anne Lindsay-Tremblay à l'adresse suivante :.... $37,674 - $64,584 a year
From Quantum Management Services - Sat, 27 Oct 2018 01:59:58 GMT - View all Québec City, QC jobs
          commis aux salles de conférence - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation.... $32,760 a year
From Quantum Management Services - Sat, 27 Oct 2018 01:56:44 GMT - View all Québec City, QC jobs
          coordonnateur(trice) en immobilier - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
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From Quantum Management Services - Sat, 27 Oct 2018 01:29:17 GMT - View all Québec City, QC jobs
          Senior Software Developer - Anyon Systems - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
Anyon Systems is a quantum computing company located in the Greater Montreal Area. We work at the cutting edge of technology to develop and commercialize...
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          coordonnateur(trice) administratif(ve) - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation.... $43,000 - $47,000 a year
From Quantum Management Services - Tue, 23 Oct 2018 03:22:22 GMT - View all Québec City, QC jobs
          agent(e) administratif(ve) - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation.... $19.83 - $21.73 an hour
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          superviseur(euse) des transports - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation.... $48,000 - $52,000 a year
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          adjoint(e) administratif(ve) - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation.... $17.31 - $27.68 an hour
From Quantum Management Services - Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:20:17 GMT - View all Québec City, QC jobs
          Full Stack Developer - Anyon Systems - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
Anyon Systems is a quantum computing company located in the Greater Montreal Region. We work at the cutting edge of technology to develop and commercialize...
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          Voice Actor Soma Saito to Release His 1st Full Album "quantum stranger" on December 9      Cache   Translate Page      
His next solo live concert is scheduled to be held at Maihama Amphi Theater on February 24, 2019


Sony Music Labels announced today that 27-year-old popular anime voice actor Soma Saito will release his first full album "quantum stranger" on December 9, 2018. He is best known as Tatsumi in Akame ga Kill! (2014), Adlet Mayer in Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers (2015), and is currently playing Sho Utaumi in SSSS.Gridman. Hit the jump for more details.


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In this weeks episode of the Quantum Leap Rewatch, Cory and Tom sing and deadly tune as they discuss season 4 episodes 15 & 16, "A Song for the Soul" and "Ghost Ship." Read more...

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All this while leveraging new display technologies such as 4K, HDR, wide-gamut, quantum dots and more! Who are we and what do we do?...
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          How can we stop grasscutters from littering nylon strings?      Cache   Translate Page      
The issue of grasscutter nylon string litter is in the Straits Times, thanks to Jose Hong. A letter on this has been sent to NParks and the Municipal Services Office. In it, I highlight that we don't want to just complain, but want to help to stop this permanently.
41 strings collected in a short time at Gardens by the Bay
18 Sep 2018 by Ria Tan.
Special thanks to all the people who tirelessly picked up, photographed and shared their sightings of these heartbreaking litter all over Singapore. Please keep sending me your sightings.

More details below.

This is the letter I sent to agencies. Also online here.

7 Nov 2018

Dear Sir/Madam,

2,900 nylon strings littered by grass cutting contractors have been sighted by a small group of the public, over three months (Aug-Oct 2018). These sightings have been mapped over many areas in Singapore, and photos collated in an album.


I am deeply concerned about the potential for these strings to become a long term source of microplastic pollution if these are allowed to continue to build up. Given the vast expanse of grass in Singapore, if there is no systematic, permanent stop to littering of these strings, their pollution potential will only grow over time.

Sightings of zero strings were also recorded, showing it is possible to maintain vast areas of grass without littering strings. Zero strings were found at Pasir Ris, Changi Point, West Coast and Windsor Nature Park.

More details about the sightings are below.

Arising from this, I have a few questions and suggestions.

1. Is there a clause in the contract for grass cutting that penalises littering of these nylon strings?

2. If there is a clause, what are the details of penalties applied for littering of these nylon strings?
  • What is the penalty for littering these nylon strings.
  • Number of times penalties have been applied in a year, say in 2017.
  • Total dollar quantum of penalties imposed in that same period.
  • Number of contractors/companies penalised.
  • Areas affected by these penalties.
3. How can the public more effectively help so as to better ensure grasscutters do not litter these strings?

Individuals had in the past reported these sightings without any noticeable improvement. I personally reported strings at a small park in my neighbourhood, but after removing all strings, I continued to pick up strings after each round of new grasscutting.
At Rasok Park after every grasscutting session, string collected by Ria Tan
9 pieces 2 Nov 2018,  11 strings 17 Oct 2018,
19 strings 20 Sep 2018, 10 strings 7 Sep 2018

Next steps


I am happy to meet with agencies to discuss how the community can work with government to help find a permanent solution to this issue.

Meanwhile, a few of us will continue this call to action for the public to help remove and report the strings that they find. I will continue to map and collate their findings too.

With best regards,

Ria Tan
hello@wildsingapore.com

Sent to:
Municipal Services Office, MND mso_enquiry@mnd.gov.sg
National Parks Board nparks_mailbox@nparks.gov.sg

30 strings at NParks HQ on 17 Sep 2018 by Ria Tan.



BACKGROUND

Why are these strings an environmental issue?

These single-use plastic strings are a source of environmental pollution. They are made of nylon which do NOT biodegrade into harmless substances. Instead, over time, they break down into tinier and tinier particles of plastic (microplastics).

When the strings wash into our waterways, they add to debris and microplastics. These microplastics can end up in the water we drink.
At the water's edge, Upper Seletar Reservoir
18 Oct 2018 by Ria Tan.
Studies have shown that microplastics can enter the food chain, harming wildlife and people who eat wild-caught fish and other marine life, as well as aquacultured fish and seafood.
15 strings found at Eco-Lake, Singapore Botanic Gardens,
among leaf litter where black swan forage
17 Oct 2018 by Ria Tan
Given the vast expanse of grass in Singapore, if there is no systematic, permanent stop to littering of these strings, their pollution potential will only grow over time.

Key findings

During Aug-Oct 2018, 42 people shared sightings of 2,904 strings, spread almost everywhere in Singapore.

Sightings of zero strings were also recorded, showing that it is possible to maintain vast areas of grass without littering strings. Zero strings were found at Pasir Ris, Changi Point, West Coast and Windsor Nature Park.

Large numbers of strings were surprisingly found at sites admired for beauty and which play an important role in nature conservation:
  • Gardens by the Bay (53 strings)
  • Singapore Botanic Gardens (66 strings) with 15 strings at Eco-Lake at areas where black swans foraged.
  • Bukit Timah Nature Reserve (65 strings)
  • Green Corridor (75 strings)
  • Sentosa (77 strings)
  • Small Sisters Island (30 strings)
36 strings found in leaf mulch around this heritage tree
at the Singapore Botanic Gardens,
20 Sep 2018 by Ria Tan.
Another 7 strings were found at the same location
on 4 Nov 2018 by Ria Tan.

Strings were commonly abundant on narrow streetside grass verges and central road dividers.

Strings were generally absent from large flat grass meadows. Because these are probably mowed by garden tractors.

For small grass patches, strings are sometimes found in large numbers next to, instead of among the grass, e.g., in leaf mulch around trees and bushes (Singapore Botanic Gardens, Gardens by the Bay), among decorative pebble displays (Sentosa Beach Station).

Strings were often found near drainage gratings, where they will get washed into our waterways.

Cleaners may not treat these strings as litter?
  • Strings are often abundant and the only litter found in an otherwise immaculate area.
  • Strings remain uncollected in areas swept through by cleaners in preparation for a VIP visit.
  • Strings can be abundant among leaf mulch which has no other litter.

Timeline and background

Aug: Sightings shared for 267 strings after initial spontaneous sharing by Ria on facebook.

1-9 Sep: Sightings shared for 255 strings after Shirley and Ria decided to ask for sightings during the school holidays. Shirley suggested mapping the sightings.

The rest of Sep: Sightings shared for 803 strings as reports continued to come in after the Sep schoool holidays.

October: Sightings shared 1,579 strings.

Total: 2,904 strings for Aug-Oct 2018

Bill Bremner also shared his sightings from before Aug 2018.

Largest number shared in a single sighting
293 strings in one hour, Changi Sailing Club
16 Oct 2018 by Bill Bremner


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          Registered Nurse, RN Cath Lab - Quantum Advantage Recruiting - Buffalo, WY      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Dialogue with Chinese Scientists about Quantum Effects - Third Day      Cache   Translate Page      

Prof Yuan Tseh Lee opened the third day of discussions between Chinese scientists from Taiwan and the USA and His Holiness the Dalai Lama by expressing the presenters' great appreciation of the opportunity. He then spoke extensively about Challenges and Opportunities for a Sustainable Planet. After drawing attention to the tremendous source of energy the sun represents for the earth, he showed a photograph of our planet from space. He reported a philosopher's observation that seeing the wo...

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          Comment on Could Oumuamua Be an Extra-Terrestrial Solar Sail? by Anurag Agarwal      Cache   Translate Page      
Assuming that Quantum Entanglement does work (Though it's random properties will not qualify it for meaningful communication) what about physical sail? It must have taken atleast millions of years to arrive here from God knows where. By that time the civilisation that sent it might not be there any more.
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          StyleControls VCL v.4.17      Cache   Translate Page      
StyleControls VCL is a powerfull package of components, which uses Classic drawing, system Themes, GDI+ and VCL Styles. This package contains the unique solutions to extend standard VCL controls and also has many unique, advanced controls to create Windows 10 Modern UI Applications (UWP design). Also with this package you can really improve applying and using of VCL Styles in your application.Order now with good discount!Features: * set of controls to create Windows 10 Modern UI Applications (UWP design) * support of classic drawing, system Themes and VCL styles in all elements and in all controls * collection of controls (rounded meters, dials, H/V meters, buttons with different shapes and many more), which based on GDI+ vector graphic (controls can automatically use colors from styles or system, custom colors for different elements) * complex solution, which helps you to create applications with High-DPI support * special component to add buttons, tabs in NC area of the styled form and improve behavior of the form * special component to improve behavior of the styled menus + add alphablend transparency, wallpapers for the styled menus (styled menus works since XE2) * High-DPI (scaling) support for controls, forms, menus, messages to any scale factor (100%, 125%, 150% - 200% and more (&quot;Enable High-DPI&quot; option available sinse 10 Seattle)) * auto adjust style elements to scale controls and styled form border* special virtual image list component, which can be HQ scaled to any size with any scale factor * custom images support for custom style in many controls (you can define custom images collection, which based from PNG files and use it in controls) * many options in controls to adjust diffrent style kinds of controls (combination of themes, styles and custom graphic) * advanced controls with transparency, different types of borders, wallpapers, including wallpapers with alpha-channel * glow and animation effects on controls: system animation for buttons, glow (shadow) effect for labels, text on controls, glow selections and more * advanced label with glow effects * advanced html label control * advanced listboxes, comboboxes, a lot of editors with different types, memo with transparency, wallpapers and a lot of additional properties * advanced buttons, checkbox, radiobutton with many style kinds and with a lot of functionality * advanced panel, groupbox, tab controls with a lot of style kinds and a lot of parameters for adjusting * treeview, listview components, which fully support Themes and VCL Styles + additional features for adjusting * cool office controls to show galleries of icons, grid views and more * shell controls with thumbnails support * grids with transparency, wallpapers, transparent editors and more features * ability to create custom dropdown (popup) form and link it to control * DB controls * different pager controls with a lot of advanced features * touch scrolling support in controls * special adapting unit (available for registered version) to support VCL Styles in DevExpress controls (QuantumGrid, Scheduler and more (v. 12+ are supported)) * really easy to use and adjusting controls for standard themes and VCL Styles * support of our SmartEffects VCL (cool animation and transition effects in your applications) * support of our ImageKit VCL (smooth animations and cool 3D animation and transition effects in your applications) * 64-bit support * many more...
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          "Человек, который сломал банк Англии" и наступающий кризис.      Cache   Translate Page      

В 1992 год от Р.Х. случилась самая удачная спекулятивная атака столетия. Ее можно сравнить разве что со спекуляцией Ротшильдов на поражении Наполеона при Ватерлоо. Кратко, за сражением наблюдал курьер банкиров Ротворд. Он, увидев бегство Наполеона в Брюссель, сам бросился в порт Остенде и за бешенные деньги – 2000 фунтов уговорил рыбака переправить его, не смотря на шторм через Ла-Манш (по другой версии, отправил почтового голубя). Узнав о поражении французов, Ротшильды стали демонстративно продавать свои бумаги, вслед за ними продавать начали все. В итоги цены упали почти до ноля, и Ротшильды скупили все по дешевке. А спустя три дня все узнали, что Наполеон разбит и о том, что Ротшильды заработали 40 000 фунтов.

В 1979 году европейские центральные банки создали Европейскую валютную систему, согласно которой курсы валют стран, вошедших в нее должны колебаться строго в определенных пределах. В 1990 году к системе присоединилась Великобритания. Все было хорошо, валютные колебания в рамках системы снизились и упали темпы инфляции. Однако после воссоединения Германии валютные спекулянты, которым ЕВС мешала и ранее, открыто усомнились в ее действенности и справедливости. После объединения расходы Германии выросли и Бундесбанку пришлось эмитировать больше марок, что привело к инфляции и пришлось поднимать учетную ставку. Что привело к росту марки, и другим европейским ЦБ пришлось повышать свои процентные ставки, чтобы сдержать соотношение курсов валют в рамках коридора. Однако из-за слабости экономики и высокой безработицы Банк Англии играть в эту игру мог ограниченное время. Поняв это, флибустьеры от финансов принялись действовать!

Менеджеры фонда Quantum Сорос и Дракенмиллер решили, что фунт неизбежно должен упасть, так почему бы не помочь ему это сделать, к собственной прибыли? И они стали брать взаймы фунты, покупая на них инструменты, номинированные в немецких марках. В итоге стоимость всех позиций составила гигантскую сумму— 10 млрд долл. Другие спекулянты, увидев его действия, поняли схему и присоединились к Соросу, оказывая огромное воздействие на валюту Великобритании.

Банк Англии пытался спасти свою валюту, купив 15 млрд ф.с. используя свои резервы. Однако эта интервенция не привела к успеху – против него играли огромные активы международных спекулянтов. Увидев, что из-за продаж взятых взаймы фунтов, валюта приблизилась к нижней границе коридора, Банк Англии совершил опрометчивый шаг – 16 апреля 1992 года подняв ставку с 10% до 12%. Спустя несколько часов пообещал поднять ее до 15%. Но спекулянты ему не поверили и продолжили продавать фунты. К 7 вечера генеральный казначей Норман Леймонт выкинул «белый флаг» и объявил о выходе Великобритании из ЕВС. После этого в течении нескольких недель фунт стерлинга неуклонно падал, достигнув снижения на 15% к немецкой марке и на 25% к доллару. В это время Сорос и Дракенмиллер покупали и возвращал взятые в займы подешевевшие фунты за подорожавшие марки. Их прибыль составила 2 млрд долларов, и Сорос заработал прозвище «человек, который сломал Банк Англии».

Позже Сорос расстался со своим компаньоном Стенли Дракенмиллером, которому претило занятие политикой, к которой тяготел Сорос. И кроме профессионалов рынка, все о нем забыли, но недавно «затворник» дал одно из редких интервью, которое весьма удивило многих. У него нет хороших новостей для глобальной экономики и финансов. Зерна нового кризиса не только посеяны, но уже взошли и скоро станут очевидны всем. "Мы взяли причины прошлого кризиса и утроили их. И мы это сделали на глобальном уровне", — сказал Дракенмиллер, он считает, что во всем виноваты именно политические и монетарные власти США (за последние десять лет) и никто другой. Он полагает, что нормальный капитализм не может работать при околонулевых процентных ставках и теряет функцию саморегуляции. Новый кризис будет на порядок хуже 2008 года, а попытка решить новыми долгами, проблемы вызванные старыми, провальна по сути. При этом его беспокоят и проблемы социального неравенства, вызванные программой количественного смягчения и, как не странно, интернетом. Если раньше знание простого человека о том, что у Гейтса есть миллиарды было абстрактным, то теперь на него сотнями валятся упоминания о том, что господа N, X, Y – миллиардеры и они имеют в сотни и тысячи больше того, что может заработать он за всю жизнь.

Если раньше пророчествующих о глобальном кризисе легко можно было объявить фриками, что делать теперь, когда о нем говорят самые влиятельные мировые финансисты? Как Кеннет Корделе Гриффин, миллиардер и менеджер гигантского хедж-фонда Citadel Investment Group или еще один миллиардер, финансист и математик — Джефри Гандлах, который владеет инвестиционным фондом DoubleLine Capital. Они открыто говорят, что отправной точкой кризиса станет американский госдолг и дефицит бюджета? К ним молчаливо присоединяются центробанки России, Китая, Индии и других стран, которые планомерно наращивают долю золота в своих резервах. И даже ЦБ Польши, которому не грозят особые риски вдруг недавно впервые в новейшей истории стал покупать золото.

Меня часто спрашивают, что делать простым людям в преддверии кризиса. Говорить о том, куда инвестировать свои активы, не буду. Самое простое, не делайте долгов. Время нас ожидает сумбурное и неспокойное, некоторых оно может вознести, но таких будет немного. Многих ждет снижение уровня доходов (а то и потеря работы), и тогда сегодня купленная в кредит техника завтра может отлиться слезами сожаления. Чем меньше будет долгов у вас – тем проще будет пройти это непростое время.


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为什么英美和日本等发达国家在"量子通信"的工程化和产业化进程中给人的印象是"起个大早赶个晚集"。关于这个问题一直以来都有不同的解读。本文将对英国情报部门的白皮书、美国空军的一份调研报告和日本科学家的一篇综述性论文作些介绍,为读者们分析上述问题提供一个全新的视角。"他山之石,可以攻玉。""愚者千虑,必有一得。"在作重大技术决策时,多听听别人的声音多了解外人的想法这大概不会错吧?
所谓的"量子通信"不是一种新的通信技术,它甚至也不是一种新的密码技术,其实目前宣传的"量子通信"技术仅是密码技术中"密钥分发"的一种新方法在正规严肃的文件和论文中都把它称为"量子密钥分发技术"QKD(Quantum key distribution)。本文在大多数情况下都会使用QKD这个标准术语。
英国情报部门所属国家网络安全中心发布的白皮书
2016年10月,隶属于英国情报安全总部(GCHQ)的国家网络安全中心(NCSC)发布了一份白皮书[1],建议撤销量子密钥分发技术(QKD)的发展。
白皮书第一部份主要分析了QKD的技术局限性
1)QKD没有能力解决大部分的通信安全问题
QKD协议仅是密钥分发协商的一种新机制,供通信双方在数据加密解密时使用。而现代通信要求提供身份验证、数据完整性证明、网络信道建立、访问控制和自动软件更新等多样化的安全服务,通信安全更依赖于身份验证和完整性证明,而不仅是加密解密。
QKD技术不能取代传统公钥密码的灵活有效的认证机制。物联网(IoT)、大数据应用、社交媒体和云服务这些新技术对通信安全提出了更多更新的要求,对这一系列新的挑战QKD更是无能为力。
2)QKD系统在应用方面受到许多限制
相对较短的有效传输范围,以及BB84和其他类似协议都是点对点协议,这是QKD技术的两个致命弱点。这意味着QKD很难与互联网、移动互联网集成和融合。
一些研究人员试图将QKD通过"可信节点"与经典网络设备集成来解决这些问题。但这会立即使任何基于量子力学定律得来的"量子安全保证"归于无效,并且这些辅助网络设备会带来一系列新的安全隐患。
3)QKD系统工程不太可能具有经济效益
QKD本质上是一种纯粹的硬件方案,而硬件的获得和维护都相对昂贵。与传统密码使用的软件方案完全不同,硬件在升级或发现漏洞时无法作远程修补以降低维护成本。
白皮书第二部份着重分析了QKD的安全性
任何真实的QKD系统都将使用经典组件构建,例如光源、探测器、光纤、以及潜在的辅助经典网络设备,它们都可能存在安全的隐患。
已经在QKD的示范系统上进行了多种黑客攻击实验,这些攻击最后控制了系统中一个或多个硬件组件,从而在不触发警报的情况下获取了共享密钥。
与现代互联网或移动网络技术相比,QKD可能更难经受得住"拒绝服务"(DoS)的攻击。
QKD面临着一系列潜在的黑客攻击风险,对于这些攻击的细节和危害性我们尚未有充分的理解。英国目前对真实世界的QKD系统的漏洞缺乏系统深入的研究。应该鼓励开展这方面的研究,以建立一个有关攻击和防护QKD系统的全面完整的知识体系。
还应进一步研究如何准确评估工程设备的安全性,为QKD工程系统的安全性评估开发出量化的手段和标准。
白皮书第三部份主要分析了替代QKD的方案
学术界和工业界对开发"量子安全"或"后量子"(经典)公钥机制有了新的兴趣。而现有的公钥方案RSA、DSA和ECDH在未来大型量子计算机出现后可能会变得不安全,它们将被新一代的后量子公钥机制直接替代。
新的共识是,实现量子时代通信安全的最佳方案是:在采用后量子公钥密码技术的基础上,对目前使用的传统密码和基于分组交换的通信协议实施稳妥有序的更新和升级。后量子公钥密码技术的软件或固件应该更容易开发、部署和维护,工程项目的全周期总体成本会更低,并且比基于QKD的解决方案具有更高的安全性。
鉴于QKD仅只提供密码系统中密钥分发的功能,而现实世界的通信安全就仍然要依赖于传统公钥机制以满足设备和用户认证,以及软件更新等多种要求。对于现代通信安全而言,后量子公钥密码技术相比QKD应用面更广阔、性能更优越。因此,无论有无QKD,开展后量子公钥密码技术的研究对于保证未来网络安全都是必不可缺的。
白皮书第四部份作出了关于增强通信安全性的应对措施和方案
考虑到上述列举的所有实际情况、利弊得失和安全原因,我们的决定是:
不支持在任何政府或军事用途中釆用QKD方案
建议在商业应用中不要用QKD替换任何现有的公钥解决方案
对QKD的科学研究应该继续。但是,应该开展更多的对QKD工程的安全漏洞的研究,正反两个方向的研究必须同时进行且保持平衡。为客观检验QKD工程系统安全性,必须开发出量化的手段和标准。负责任的创新必须伴随独立的验证。
上述决定不会有改变,除非满足以下条件:
在实际QKD漏洞研究中获得经验并取得可量化的安全性验证手段基础上,建立起健全的QKD的商业标准;
商用QKD系统的全工程周期的总体成本可以有更可靠的估算方法。
我们鼓励研究开发后量子公钥密码技术,这是保护通信系统免受未来量子计算机威胁的更实际和更具成本效益的应对方案。尽管需要向后量子公钥方案过渡,但我们认为对当前系统升级的需要并不紧迫。一个稳妥且经过深思熟虑的升级过程将使研究人员有足够时间对最佳的后量子公钥协议达成共识。
白皮书的最后部分是结论
对量子密钥分发技术评估的结果是:
     该技术在工程实施中存在诸多障碍和瓶颈;
     该技术对于解决许多安全隐患无能为力;
     人们对该技术潜在的安全隐患仍知之甚少。
相比之下,为了应对未来量子计算机的安全威胁,后量子公钥密码技术可以为现实世界中的通信安全提供更有效的解决方案。
美国空军科学顾问委员会关于量子信息技术的调研报告
无独有偶,2016年,美国空军科学顾问委员会(SAB)就量子信息技术的潜在影响进行深入的调研后形成了一份报告,该委员会是由50名科学家和研究人员组成的独立的联邦咨询委员会[2]。
SAB主席、美国空军前首席科学家达姆(Werner Dahm)在该报告问世前向外界透露:"评估研究进行了大约三分之一,很明显发现这个领域有很多的炒作。有不少人翻来覆去地说量子信息技术可能会出现奇迹"他说。"这些技术可能具有巨大的潜力,但是实际上更多的是炒作,它们并没有实际效用。"
该委员会资深成员兼技术和国家安全计划主任菲茨杰拉德(Ben FitzGerald)表示:量子信息是"下一代的下一代技术"的一部分,它对国防安全产生的影响可能还在遥远的未来。
该报告对外公布的摘要中的第四点非常明确指出:量子密钥分发技术显著增加了系统的复杂性,但不太可能在整体上增强通信安全性,它与最佳经典替代方案相比不具有什么优势。
量子通信效果不佳,SAB得出结论认为在该领域应该将资金用于其他技术的开发。
"这个结论对我来说非常令人惊讶,但这就是我们做这些[研究]的原因,"达姆又说。
以上是英国政府情报部门和美国军方对量子密钥分发技术的政策评估的主要内容。
我的一些看法。
1)这两份报告的结论是一致的,他们都认为量子密钥分发技术(即所谓的"量子通信")对于保护现代通信安全没有战略实用价值,真正值得努力发展的应该是基于数学原理依靠软件实现的后量子密码技术。
2)这两份报告的结论当然值得关注。但是白皮书中分析和评估的方法比最后的结论更有价值。分析比结论更重要,掌握了科学化的数据采集和分析评估方法,有关部门就可根据自身国情独立地作出与时俱进的科学决策。
3)量子密钥分发技术的安全性分析是整个决策评估的关键。必须明白QKD的安全性在基础理论、应用技术和工程实施三个层面上是完全不一样的,这是引起许多分歧和误解的主要原因。量子密钥分发技术在理论上(在书本上)有可能是无条件绝对安全的;但是在应用技术层面(在实验室中)存在许多不安全因素;到了工程项目中(在实际使用中)它的安全性目前不如传统密码技术。希望媒体在宣传量子通信技术时再也不要用"无条件绝对安全"这种过份夸张的词汇来误导大众了,因为这不是科学事实,它过去不是、现在不是、将来也不是。对此我另有专文详细分析介绍。
4)英美情报和军方认定量子密钥分发技术在技术层面上存在许多不安全因素,我觉得这个结论与国际学术界的研究结果是一致的。美国和日本的量子信息领域的教授专家们就QKD的安全性在IEEE等期刊上发表了不少论文。在工程和应用技术层面,IEEE期刊往往比《自然》等杂志更具权威性。下面是2017年日本一位量子信息学教授的论文的结论[3]:
【量子密钥分发(QKD)吸引了许多研究人员,因为自1984年发明以来这是一种可行的分发密钥的方式。然而,在2009年,H. P. Yuen对其安全性产生了疑问,然后O. Hirota,K Kato,T. Iwakoshi 接着完成了Yuen的研究,并解释了为什么Yuen的说法是正确的。隨后,Yuen自己在2016年又发表了一篇论文,总结了他提出的批评,指出了QKD的安全要求与实际情况之间的差距。本文诠释了Yuen详细指出的问题,以及有关不同于QKD的其他协议研究的最新趋势。实际上,QKD的本身具有重要意义,它是使用量子力学保护通信安全的尝试的第一步。然而,Yuen已经澄清,QKD的安全性证明仍有问题,并且除了QKD之外他还提出了其他选择。作者认为,在QKD研究中获得的知识对其它协议也是有用的。如果研究人员仍然继续研究QKD,作者希望他们能够非常认真地对待Yuen的批评。】
5)英国情报部门没有把量子密钥分发技术的门全部关闭。注意,沒有战略价值不等于沒有科研价值,QKD的科学研究应该继续。白皮书强调QKD技术的研究应该正反两个方向同时进行,寻找和攻击QKD的安全漏洞应该放在更重要的位置。而且攻防研究必须有二个独立的团队来实施,这二个团队的经费来源、隶属关系必须完全独立,就像实战演练中拼力厮杀的红军和蓝军一样。英国不愧是老牌帝国主义,考虑问题确实周到老辣。
6)非常明显英美更关心和重视的是量子计算机而不是"量子通信"。如果说量子计算机是破坏通信安全之矛,那么量子密钥分发技术QKD就是保护通信安全之盾。如果认为QKD技术是无条件绝对安全的盾,英美明知对手有这种盾而自己却没有,但他们对此却不屑一顾,却天天使尽力气打造那支对敌无用、对己有害的矛,脑子不是真的进水了?世上难道真有如此愚蠢的阴谋家?这里只有一个合理解释,那就是英美心知肚明,量子密钥分发技术并不是无条件绝对安全的盾。
有一点需要声明,我只是借用阴谋论作逻辑推理,绝不是要证实阴谋论存在。对于各种阴谋论的夸大宣传我一直是反感的。在诸如量子计算机、"量子通信"和后量子密码学这些科学研究的前沿领域,各国科学家的合作远大于竞争。这其实正是我撰写此文的原因和基础。
[1] 英国情报部门所属国家网络安全中心(NCSC)发布的白皮书
[2] 美国空军科学顾问委员会关于量子信息技术分析报告(对外发布的摘要)
[3] 日本量子信息技术专家的论文:量子密钥分发技术安全性的批判与展望

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Genetic characterization of a flap1 null mutation in Arabidopsis npq4 and pgr5 plants suggests that the regulatory role of FLAP1 involves the control of proton homeostasis in chloroplasts.

Photosynth Res. 2018 Nov 02;:

Authors: Trinh MDL, Sato R, Masuda S

Abstract
Precise control of the proton concentration gradient across thylakoid membranes (ΔpH) is essential for photosynthesis and its regulation because the gradient contributes to the generation of the proton motive force used for ATP synthesis and also for the fast and reversible induction of non-photochemical quenching (NPQ) to avoid photoinhibition and photodamage. However, the regulatory mechanism(s) controlling ΔpH in response to fluctuating light has not been fully elucidated. We previously described a new NPQ-regulatory chloroplastic protein, Fluctuating-Light-Acclimation Protein1 (FLAP1), which is important for plant growth and modulation of ΔpH under fluctuating light conditions. For this report, we further characterized FLAP1 activity by individually crossing an Arabidopsis flap1 mutant with npq4 and pgr5 plants; npq4 is defective in PsbS-dependent NPQ, and pgr5 is defective in induction of steady-state proton motive force (pmf) and energy-dependent quenching (qE). Both npq4 and npq4 flap1 exhibited similar NPQ kinetics and other photosynthetic parameters under constant or fluctuating actinic light. Conversely, pgr5 flap1 had recovered NPQ, photosystem II quantum yield and growth under fluctuating light, each of which was impaired in pgr5. Together with other data, we propose that FLAP1 activity controls proton homeostasis under steady-state photosynthesis to manipulate luminal acidification levels appropriately to balance photoprotection and photochemical processes.

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Time-dependent $CP$ violating phenomena probe the time evolution and the decay of beauty hadrons and allow access to the underlying dynamics. We present various time-dependent $CP$ violation measurements in the $B^0$ and $B_s^0$ meson systems that are performed using $pp$ collisions by LHCb and using $e^{+}e^{-}$ collisions by the B factory experiments BaBar and Belle. For LHCb, we report measurements of the quantum-loop mediated $B_s^0 \to \left( K^- \pi^+ \right) \left( K^+ \pi^- \right)$ and $B_s^0 \to \phi \phi$ decays, and measurements of $B^0 \to D^{\mp} \pi^{\pm}$ and $B_s^0 \to h^{+} h^{-}$ decays. For Belle, we report new results for the charmless $B^0 \to \pi^0 \pi^0 K^0_S$ and $B^0 \to K^0_S \eta \gamma$ decays. In addition, we present a measurement of $\cos 2\beta$ obtained by a time-dependent Dalitz plot analysis of $B^0 \to D^* h^{0}$ with $D \to K^0_S \pi^+ \pi^-$ that combines the final BaBar and Belle data sets.
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Ah the Melbourne Cup, the envy of the world, what a race. And this year it ties in with my birthday as well, so giddyup, that has to mean a big collect doesn't it? :)



If only it was so easy. There's a bit of rain forecast during the day which is unlikely to affect the going (sand profile, drains incredibly well) apart from making it a little slippery on top so backmarkers may find it tricky to accelerate when required as they struggle for grip.

A lot of fuss can be made about the draw - it's about 900m (4.5f to the first bend) so there is plenty of time to get across into position. Having a positive jockey is a big asset. There was been six winners in the past 30 runnings drawn 20+, so if you fancy one out wide, talk it down as a huge negative and then cop a better price!

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The Lexus Melbourne Cup
Group 1, 3200m, AU$7.3m
Flemington, 1500 local. 0400 GMT


1. Best Solution - quite simply the best horse in the race, seeking to become the first topweight to win the Cups double. Only Makybe Diva in 2005 has won carrying 57kg since 1975. Has a picket fence of four by his name, the last three being Group 1s - at either WFA or as topweight. This distance range is new to him, but he hasn't looked like stopping in his recent victories at 2400m. His sire is more associated with sprinting 2yos but the damsire has produced two English St Leger winners - no concern at all. Just a 4yo by UK time, he is still on the way up - posting his highest ever Racing Post Rating (RPR) last start. The Godolphin empire is flying worldwide at the moment, this could be the one to break their duck in the greatest race of them all. Ideally drawn in six. Likely to be a similar price to when he won at Caulfield - madness.

2. (The) Cliffsofmoher - since running second in last year's (English) Derby, 10 of his 12 starts have been in Group 1s, so it's hardly surprising he has only won once in nearly 18 months. Form through the likes of Ulysses, Cracksman, Poet's Word, Crystal Ocean and Roaring Lion is exceptional UK WFA form but the fact remains he doesn't win often (picked off a weak Irish G2 this year with Yucatan in third). Interestingly, has started in big fields (17+) three times - to easily win his maiden, second in the Derby and third in the Caulfield Cup, so he's not afraid of the hustle & bustle of a big field. Will sit midfield, might not have the explosive speed of a few but may have the advantage of a better point to kick away from. Ryan Moore flies in from a weekend in Kentucky to take the mount.

3. Magic Circle - the 'talking' horse this year with two conclusive early season wins in Britain before being put away for this race. Last year he was a handy stayer, this year with astute trainer Ian Williams, he's a darn good one. It's hard to knock a pair of six-length wins but I'm going to try to: the Chester Cup is a significantly weaker race than this and over 400m further. He gave Prince of Arran 6lb (3kg) and Nakeeta 4lb (2kg) that day as a guide to how far down the weights he was (beat them by 8.75 and 15.75L). At Sandown in the Henry II Stakes, it was a slow, meddling affair, and he romped away from Red Verdon & Weekender (second to Muntahaa in the Ebor). My theory on Magic Circle is that he needs every inch of the 'traditional' UK two mile race, a grinding slog where the pace ramps up from a long way out, rather than the Aussie version which requires more of a 2400m horse (as stated by numerous Europeans). Has obviously improved lengths this season for this trainer, but moves up in the weights, has had six months off (the only two European horses to win in Aus without a local run, Vintage Crop and Rekindling, had run in September) and the suspicion he wants more of a grind to be able to 'sprint' past the beaten brigade makes me think his current price is poison. Draw of 17 shouldn't matter too much, would probably prefer to be three-wide with cover anyway. Could just bolt in and make a fool of me - prepared to take that risk.

4. Chestnut Coat - poor at Caulfield after being well placed in the run, prepared to write that off as a reaction to the soft track, something he's never liked in his career. If he ran like his fifth in the Tenno Sho Spring in April, he just about wins. But that's a big ask based on his CC run. Prepared to throw him into my exotics for the placings.

5. Muntahaa - super impressive winner of this year's Ebor at York, a race strengthened this season by a big injection of cash. But thingd went right for him on the day - after drawing the outside rail, his jockey kept him very wide for the first 600m before sliding across ahead of the first bend and finding a perfect sit about three back. The horse gets wound up quite easily and Jim Crowley didn't want him to rush him into the contest, so getting him into a steady rhythm early was his primary concern. In front of 100,000 spectators, and drawn midfield in 13, he is unlikely get that luxury of some peace here. Was 4.5L behind Best Solution at Newmarket earlier in the season (level weights). Gosden is a genius though, can win anywhere, anytime. Goes very close if he behaves and has reportedly been working the house down at Werribee.

6. Sound Check - German import with form through Best Solution but also a local run in the Caulfield Cup where he was ordinary. Needs a quantum leap to be competitive here. No.

7.Who Shot Thebarman - lovely story for this old warrior to run in yet another Cup but an 8yo hasn't won since the 30s let alone a 10yo. Will probably pick up a check for finishing in the first ten though.

8.Ace High - was one of the better locals going into Caulfield then tried to lead all the way and capitulated by the home turn. Perhaps better returning to Flemington, won the Derby here, but drawn 22 so he has to go forward again and only those with bottomless levels of faith in the locals can give him any hope. No.

9.Marmelo - started close to favourite last year and had a dream run but apparently didn't handle the 'quick' backup between the Cups, after a great run at Caulfield. While not impossible, it's pretty rare for a horse to improve in its second run in the great race but he is only five in Northern Hemisphere time. That said, he has been a lot lower in profile this visit and will be around double the price. Not convinced about the strength of French form in the Kergolay and Maurice Nieuil this year but did win a staying WFA at York mid-season against Duretto (fourth in CC) and Weekender (second in Ebor, third in Henry II Stks) which provides a line against most of the Europeans. Can't compare his British handicap mark year-to-year as he rarely races in Britain, but appears to be in same form as 2017 based on Racing Post Ratings (RPRs). Trainer Hugh Morrison doesn't sound very confident though - not sure if that's his normal style or he's being pessimistic.

10.Avilius - boom horse early in the season who missed the Metropolitan in order to win the Bart Cummings a month ago to lock in Cup qualification. Impressive over shorter trips early in campaign but the form out of that race (G3, 2500m), hasn't looked that strong in hindsight with Jaameh, who pushed him to a half-head on the line, only finishing third in the Lexus on Sat. Ran fourth in the Cox Plate last week, beaten just under 8L having dropped back to 2040m WFA against the mighty Winx. Has a formline through Cracksman in 2017 but also finished behind Finche same season. Godolphin runner representing the home team and would be a tremendous story for the grandson of the great J.B.Cummings to win the race that Bart once owned. I think he's a considerable doubt at the trip - he was entitled to win by further over 2500m, and his sire Pivotal has nothing that can run two miles. Only one runner to achieve an RPR over 108 (that was a one-off rating of 112) at 2600m and beyond and while you could lean on the dam side, his full brother Saint Baudilino ran second in a French Derby (2100m) and couldn't go much further. Drawn nicely in 11 but inclined to take him on.

11.Yucatan - the surprise packet of the spring. Just a decent staying colt in Ireland, he has flourished since landing in Australia. Aidan O'Brien, a master of talking up any of his own, stated he has been a difficult horse to get 100% fit and always yearned for firm tracks, something rarely seen in his native Ireland. Was simply breathtaking in the Herbert Power, making two runs to loop the field and push the tempo, and then accelerate away on the turn before being eased right down to win by one length rather than eight. The strength of the race can be queried as can having minimal pressure from his rivals but you have to wonder what else is in the tank. He's obviously adaptable and will need to be from gate 23. Has the best jockey in Australia aboard who won't die wondering if the race needs an injection of pace or other innovative tactics. Copped a weight penalty out of the Herbert Power to get him into the field, does that extinguish some of his dominance or margin for error? Do you just go with the Occam's Razor principle (the simplest solution tends to be the correct one) or stay emotionally attached to his form in Europe? I'm on the fence, under 6.0 I can't get involved but if he drifts because of gate 23...

12.Auvray - qualified via decent form in the Aussie autumn but poor in recent runs and has no hope at all from the horror draw of gate one.

13.Finche - impressive European form with lines through Avilius, Tiberian and Waldgeist but only third in a weak Geelong Cup (once Withhold was in trouble). Gave the winner 5kgs (11lbs) last time but didn't do enough for mine. Can't imagine a Frankel entire winning on the flat over two miles but there has been money for him since the final field was declared. Apparently he struggled coming down the hill at Geelong which catch out some horses. Can't see it but will keep an eye on what the paddock watchers say pre-race.

14.Red Cardinal - boom horse last year and then flopped. First time blinkers applied but needs more than that to suddenly find the form to win this. Pass. 

15.Vengeur Masque - honest stayer who will be plugging to get paid for a top 10 finish but needs a Stephen Bradbury miracle to win this after so many other chances.

16.Ventura Storm - broke his Aussie duck last start in the Moonee Valley Cup, but that's traditionally a poor form reference for this. Drawn seven, can sit forward, tough enough to keep on running at the back end - just not fast enough to trouble the best ones. Maybe a place chance to inject some value into exotics.

17.(A) Prince of Arran - impressive winner of the Lexus on Saturday to secure his berth. Trainer Charlie Fellowes declared to all the horse was flourishing in Aus and would win on Saturday, so there must be more to come. Some horses just thrive when they travel, he is one of them. Mounting yard watchers said his coat was in peak condition, mighty hard to do when he is now out of season. Michael Walker aboard, and he has a canny habit of winning big races at big prices (Bendigo Cup on Red Alto, 70/1, just last week his latest). Not sure he's brilliant enough to win, but will be in there for place money.

18.Nakeeta - in far better form last year when he'd won the Ebor and then ran fifth here. This time, the locals have bought in so he was always going to run. Beaten a fair way by Magic Circle, Prince of Arran, Muntaha and Ventura Storm this year, but was unlucky last time at MV, caught back in the field, blocked at a key stage but didn't ping home as I'd have liked. Huge price, will throw in exotics for the blowout chance from gate three.

19.Sir Charles Road - Kiwi stayer better suited to races like the Auckland & Sydney Cups. Will be chasing a top 10 cheque.

20.Zacada - awful form, should not be in the race. And the locals complain about not having enough local runners in the field. If this is the standard of them, there's your explanation.

21.Runaway - Geelong Cup winner last week who led all the way. Only Might And Power has done that in the Melbourne Cup in living memory, and he wouldn't get within 30L of him.

22.Youngstar - ran second to Winx in the Turnbull then got caught back in the Caulfield Cup when the pace went on, ran on nicely late. Kerrie McEvoy jumped off after that run though, switching to the #23. Concerns have been raised about her attitude at trackwork suggesting she is immature and at the end of her preparation. There's no room for weaknesses here and I must admit those doubts from sharp horsemen have me worried. Might be a year early for her.

23.Cross Counter - trying to replicate the success of Rekindling, winning as a Northern Hemisphere 3yo. Just the seven runs under his belt, his four wins were fields of 10 or less but his two bigger field runs weren't bad either, including a fourth of 18 at Royal Ascot in the King George V handicap with topweight. Beaten a nose in the Voltigeur at York as 2.50 fav, ahead of Kew Gardens who won them St Leger and started single digits in the Arc. Ideal sort, distance should be no trouble with Kingmambo on the dam side (see comment on Best Solution), drawn wide so pushes forward looking for a decent sit. Just how much has that minor injury affected his preparation?

24.Rostropovich - another NH 3yo trying his luck with a low weight. Ran second in the Irish Derby splitting Latrobe and Saxon Warrior, second to Old Persian at Royal ascot (who later beat Cross Counter at York). Went hard in the Cox Plate chancing his arm to take on Winx, but in reality it was the blowout he needed to be in top shape for this race. Meets Avilius on similar weight terms. Distance doesn't scare me, what Wayne Lordan chooses to do from gate 21 does a little. Needs to cross and take a sit, if he can do that without spending much petrol, he's a genuine chance.

SUMMARY

So who leads? Runaway bowls along, leaving Finche, Rostropovich and Ace High to slide across. Cross Counter could kick up from wide, while Best Solution, Chestnut Coat, Marmelo and Muntahaa will line up the handy positions in front of midfield. The Cliffsofmoher, Yucatan, Prince of Arran and Magic Circle sit slightly further back and the rest don't matter. Note this could change significantly if it rains early and everyone starts panicking thinking they need to be on pace.

With the British-trained runner strike rate of something like 0-55 in this race, you could easily strike a line but it's not a stat, it's an anomaly in a relatively small sample. There's no reason horses trained in France, Germany and Ireland can win but not from Britain, and twice the margin has been a single pixel.

Going with the NH runners, they've simply got lengths on the locals (with some
leeway given to those who have just arrived).

Best Solution
Muntahaa
Rostropovich
Yucatan
Cross Counter
(A) Prince of Arran
Finche
Chestnut Coat
(The) Cliffsofmoher
Marmelo
Magic Circle
Nakeeta
Ventura Storm

Will back my top two, possibly four, depending on market and conditions.

Potting Magic Circle, Avilius, and Youngstar

As always, my big investment will be with trifectas. Huge pools, huge value on a day like this will so many lucky numbers, mystery bets etc. swelling the pot.

Trifectas
1,5,24
X
1,4,5,11,13,17,23,24
X
1,2,3,4,5,9,11,13,16,17,18,23,24

$100 gets you 43%.

But I'll probably wait until late to place most bets, watching the weather and how Cross Counter, Finche & Muntahaa look in the mounting yard (parade ring for northerners). Cue tech problems as a major bookie crashes just when I need them...

Best of luck however you roll your dice punters!


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Al Quantum Engineering Technology Labs dell'Università di Bristol si vive lo strano - ma non troppo - caso in cui un consistente nucleo di ricercatori italiani ormai da dieci anni lavora fianco a fianco esplorando pionieristici campi della scienza. "Gli italiani sono ricercati all'estero perché hanno un'ottima preparazione. La disponibilità di posizioni dignitose ci ha spinti a venire qui"

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The Leica SL was a quantum leap forward in video over Leica's previous cameras. (Except for the Panasonic cameras they sell with a red dot stuck on the front.) The SL had almost the same specs as the market leading GH4 with 4K, V-log, 10 Bit 4:2:2, 120FPS, etc. It even leapfrogged past Sony, another world leader in video. A partnership with Panasonic is not a bad thing. In fact, for most people the Panasonic S1 cameras will be easier and faster to use than the SL, because they have more conventional ergonomics.
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The capture of a Ne atom by a superfluid helium nanodroplet, Ne + (4He)N → Ne@(4He)N’ + (N-N’) 4He, was studied using a hybrid quantum (helium)-classical (Ne) approach and taking...
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تحميل متصفح بال مون عربي كامل Pale Moon 2019 للكمبيوتر مجاناً


نبذّة مختصرة من المعلومات متصفح الإنترنت Pale Moon أخر اصدار :-

أهلاً ومرحباً بكم أعزائي زوار ومتابعي موقع برامجي لتحميل البرامج المجانية للكمبيوتر والموبايل سوف نتحدث اليوم عن متصفح جديد يهتم بمجال تصفح الإنترنت وهو المتصفح المعروف بال مون Pale Moon 2019 وهو يعد واحداً من أهم متصفحات الإنترنت التي تعمل على أجهزة الكمبيوتر وعلى نظام ويندوز بشكل عام وهذا المتصفح يعمل مثل الفايرفوكس تماماً فهو شبيه جداً لمتصفح موزيلا كما أنه ينافس العديد من المتصفحات الأخرى وذلك لأنه متصفح يتبع نظام فايرفوكس بالإضافة إلى أنه سهل الإستخدام وبسيط يمكن التعامل معه, كما يمكن تنزيله برابط تحميل مباشر مجاناً على جهاز الكمبيوتر الخاص بك للإستمتاع بتصفح شبكة الإنترنت وفتح العديد من المواقع المحظورة بالإضافة إلى التجول في صفحات التواصل الإجتماعي والتسجيل في فيسبوك وتويتر بسرعة إنترنت عالية وبدون تهنيج للجهاز, برنامج متصفح بال مون Pale Moon الإصدار الأخير والذي يعد من أسرع المتصفحات الموجودة حالياً والذي ينافس العديد من غيره مثل فايرفوكس وجوجل كروم ويوسى والعديد من المتصفحات الأخرى الشهيرة وذلك لأن هذا المتصفح تم تصميمه على أساس متصفح فايرفوكس الشهير ولكن تم إضافة العديد من المميزات إليه لكي تجعل المتصفح يعمل بسرعة عالية ولكي يقوم بالعديد من الأشياء والإضافات المميزة التي تعمل على نظام تشغيل ويندوز ومن الأسماء الشهيرة لهذا المتصفح هي متصفح بال مون أو القمر الشاحب وهو برنامج مجاني بالكامل يهدف إلى تقديم العديد من المميزات للمستخدم من حيث أنه سهل الإستخدام سريع التصفح آمن أثناء التصفح يوفر للمستخدم العديد من الإضافات والأدوات والخصائص التي تحافظ على الجهاز وعلى زيادة سرعة التصفح وتقلل من إستهلاك موارد الأجهزة كما يمكن للابوين مراقبة عمليات التصفح بالنسبة للأطفال وذلك لأن متصفح Pale Moon يقوم بحفظ أي صفحة أو موقع تم زيارته.
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متصفح بال مون 2019 أحدث إصدار عربي برابط مباشر :-

يمكنك تحميل متصفح  بال مون عربي مجاناً وذلك لأنه سريع وآمن وفعال يمكنك من تصفح الإنترنت بشكل مميز حيث أنه تم تصميم المتصفح وتطويره على يد متخصصين في مجال تصفح الإنترنت حيث يعمل هذا المتصفح بتقنيات عالية جداً ويتفوق على غيره من المتصفحات فهو يعمل بسرعة زائدة عن متصفح فايرفوكس تصل إلى 250% وهو متصفح شهير بين العديد من المستخدمين وذلك لما له من إمكانيات في عمليات تصفح الإنترنت وعمليات معالجة الصور داخل المتصفح كما توجد بها نفسي إمكانيات وأدوات متصفح فايرفوكس بإضافات أخرى زائدة عن الفايرفوكس فقد تم العديد من المزايا والأدوات والإضافات إلى هذا المتصفح لكي يعمل بشكل جيد, برنامج متصفح بال مون يستخدم علي جميع أجهزة الكمبيوتر واللاب توب ويحتوي على العديد من اللغات المختلفة التي منها اللغة العربية واللغة الانجليزية والعديد من اللغات المختلفة الأخرى, كما أنه متصفح خفيف على الجهاز لا يستهلك موارد الأجهزة ويعمل بشكل ممتاز مثل باقي متصفحات الإنترنت الشهيرة فإذا كنت من مستخدمي الإنترنت وتريد أن تتصفح جميع المواقع بدون أي مشاكل ودون في الخوف على حساباتك الشخصية من الأختراق أو برامج التجسس وتريد ايضاً التحميل من الانترنت بأمان تام دون الخوف من الفيروسات التي تسببها بعض المواقع كل ما عليك فعله هو تجربة تحميل متصفح الإنترنت بال مون Pale Moon 2018 الجديد كلياً الذي يضم العديد من الأدوات التي تتوافق مع جميع الأجهزة حيث تم إضافة برنامج داونلود مانجر الي المتصفح في النسخة الحديثة ويمكنك إستخدام المتصفح لجميع أنظمة التشغيل ويندوز اكس بي, ويندوز 8, ويندوز 7, ويندوز 10, ويندوز فيستا والعديد من الاصدارات القديمة والجديدة التي يستطيع البرنامج أن يعمل عليها.

الإضافات الجديدة في إصدار متصفح الإنترنت Pale Moon 28 :-

نستطيع ان نقول بأن متصفح بال مون تصفح سريع آمن على الإنترنت ويعمل بشكل جيد ويقدم العديد من الخصائص والمميزات التي تقدمها المتصفحات الأخرى بالاضافة إلى مميزات أخرى سوف تعرف عليها بعد تنزيل البرنامج كما أنه متصفح آمن يعمل على حماية بيانات المستخدم من الفيروسات ومن الهكر ويمنع ظهور الإعلانات المزعجة على المتصفح فقد تم إضافة العديد من الادوات التي تمنع ظهور الإعلانات المزعجة كما يمكنك فتح العديد من النوافذ في صفحة واحدة وبنفس سرعة الانترنت وفي هذا الإصدار من برنامج تصفح الانترنت بال مون 29 Pale Moon تم دعم خاصية الأمان بالكامل وإضافة العديد من الادوات لزيادة سرعة تصفح الإنترنت وزيادة الوصول إلى مواقع شبكة الإنترنت المختلفة بسرعة نت عالية وفي أمان تام كما تم تحسين خاصية تشغيل الفيديوهات حيث تستطيع تشغيل جميع الفيديوهات على الإنترنت ومن على اليوتيوب بسرعة عالية ويمكنك إيقافها وتشغيلها بنفس السرعة ودون خلل أثناء عمليات التشغيل, كما أن النسخة الجديدة من هذا الإصدار تم ضبط الألوان بها وإصلاح العديد من مشاكل الإتصال بالإنترنت التي كانت تحدث في النسخة القديمة فقد تم إضافة الكثير من الألوان الى المتصفح حيث يحتوي المتصفح على واجهة جميلة سهلة الإستخدام ومميزة للغاية يمكن التعامل معها بشكل بسيط حيث وتحتوي على جميع الادوات التي تساعد المستخدم في تصفح الإنترنت بسهولة تامة وتسهل عليه التواصل مع الأخرين عبر مواقع التواصل الإجتماعي.
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لماذا يشبه متصفح بال مون الجديد متصفح فايرفوكس الشهير :-

متصفح بال مون 2019 متصفح سريع مفتوح المصدر يعمل على جميع أنظمة تشغيل ويندوز ولينكس حيث يعتمد على أكواد خاصة ونواة متصفح الفايرفوكس بالإضافة إلى أنه يتميز على الفايرفوكس في فتح جميع صفحات الانترنت بسرعة عالية وهو متصفح جيد لجميع المعالجات الحديثة حيث يوفر جميع إمكانيات الأمان أثناء التصفح ويحفظ جهازك من البرامج الخبيثة ومن وصول أي شخص إلى بياناتك على الكمبيوتر الخاص بك بالإضافة إلى أنه يساعد أولياء الأمور فى التحكم على الاطفال من تجنب مشاهدة الفيديوهات والأفلام الضارة وذلك لوجود العديد من الادوات التي تساعد على ذلك, كما تم تجهيز هذا المتصفح للمعاقين وتم تطويرة لكي تستطيع وضع جميع المواقع المفضلة لديك على واجهة المتصفح للوصول إليها في أي وقت لاحق وحتى لا تضيع وقت كثير على الإنترنت للبحث عن أي موقع تريد الدخول إليه مرة أخرى كما أن هذا المتصفح يحدث نفسه تلقائياً بشكل مستمر ودوري في وجود الإنترنت ويدعم العديد من الادوات التي تمكنك من إسترجاع كلمات المرور الخاصه بك وإسترجاع المواقع المفضلة لديك التي قمت بتسجيلها على المتصفح كما يعمل بكفاءة عالية في تصفح جميع المواقع ويحتوي على العديد من اللغات ويعمل على جميع إصدارات ويندوز ويدعم إمكانية إستخدام الملف الشخصي الخاص بك على فايرفوكس وتستطيع نقل العناوين والاعدادات التي تستخدمها على الفايرفوكس إلى متصفح بال مون الجديد وهو يدعم HTML5 وWebGL ولا يستهلك موارد الاجهزة والذاكرة العشوائية وتستطيع إستخدامه بسلاسه وسهولة تامة وذلك لأنه ذو واجهة سهلة وبسيطة تضم جميع الأدوات التي تساعدك في الوصول الى أي موقع تريده وفي تصفح الإنترنت بشكل عام.

تطوير متصفح بالمون Pale Moon أخر اصدار كامل للكمبيوتر :- 

بالمون الجديد هو متصفح تم تحديثه وتطويرة على أساس متصفح فايرفوكس موزيلا لكي يستخدمه الأشخاص على أجهزة الكمبيوتر وقد تم تحسين سرعة هذا المتصفح وتحسين أدائه عن الفايرفوكس حيث يضم العديد من المزايا المخصصة لأنظمة ويندوز وأنظمة مايكروسوفت لكي يحصل المستخدم على أفضل نتائج, ومن الجدير بالذكر أن هذا المتصفح قام بسد جميع الثغرات التي كانت موجودة في غيره من المتصفحات فهو متصفح جميل متوافق مع الأجهزة ويعمل بشكل جيد على الكمبيوتر واللاب توب بدون أي مشاكل وتستطيع تصفح جميع المواقع من خلاله بسرعة عالية وسهولة في الاستخدام وبحرية تامة وتستطيع تصفح الإنترنت بأمان تام دون وجود أي خطر قد يصل إليك كل هذا وأكثر ستجده في هذا المتصفح وفي هذه النسخة التي تم إعادة تصميمها لكي يعمل المتصفح بشكل جيد وقد تم إعادة إستغلال العديد من المميزات وإضافتها إلى هذا البرنامج حيث يمكنك البحث عن أي شيء تريده وإضافة العديد من القنوات والمواقع إلى المفضلة لديك للرجوع إليها في أي وقت آخر وهو متصفح مستقر يعمل بأداء بشكل سليم ولا يستهلك ذاكرة الجهاز ويدعم العديد من اللغات والعديد من الأجهزة.
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أهم مميزات متصفح الإنترنت Pale Moon 2019 للكمبيوتر :-

  • مدير التحميل : البرنامج يعمل بسرعة فائقة أثناء تصفح الإنترنت والمواقع المختلفة كما يعمل بسرعة رائعة عند تحميل والصفحات حيث تمتلك الوصول إلى العديد من المواقع بأقل سرعة نت بسرعة عالية في التصفح كما أن هذا البرنامج يوجد به خاصية مدير التحميل الذي يعمل تلقائياً على المتصفح حتى تتمكن من تحميل أي شيء تريده دون الحاجة إلى برامج تحميل أخرى. 
  • التوافق مع الأجهزة : يعمل هذا المتصفح على جميع الأجهزة سواء للكمبيوتر أو الموبايل وهو يدعم جميع اصدارات ويندوز Windows 10 ,Windows Vista ,Windows 7 ,Windows 8 ويعمل على الكمبيوتر على النواتين 32 بت و 64 بت كما يدعم جميع انظمة تشغيل اندرويد الخاصة بالموبايل ويمكنك تنزيل لأجهزة الأندرويد الخاصه بك لكي تتصفح الإنترنت بشكل سريع.
  • اللغات المختلفة : يمكنك تشغيل متصفح بالمون على جهاز الكمبيوتر الخاص بك بالعديد من اللغات التي منها اللغة العربية واللغة الانجليزية وجميع اللغات الأخرى بعد تنزيل البرنامج ستجده باللغة الإنجليزية التي يمكنك تغييرها فقط قم بتثبيت المتصفح وقم بالدخول اليه ثم قم بتحميل ملف اللغة من هذا الرابط من هنا وبعد أن يتم تثبيت هذا الملف علي المتصفح اضغط على Z! الموجودة في شريط الأدوات واختر منه اللغة العربية.
  • الإستقرار التام : كما ذكرنا أن هذا المتصفح يدعم HTML5 وWebGL هذه التقنيات التي تعمل على إستقرار أداء المتصفح بشكل كامل بالإضافة هي الأدوات التي تعمل على إستقرار المتصفح التي تم إضافتها في هذا الإصدار لكي تتصفح جميع مواقع الإنترنت بسرعة وتقوم بفتح جميع الصفحات في وقت بسيط دون تهنيج للجهاز ودون إنتظار المتصفح لا يستهلك موارد الأجهزة ويعمل على تحسين أداء الإستخدام وذلك بسبب التحسينات والإضافات التي أضيفت له.
  • التحديث التلقائي: يقوم متصفح بال مون الجديد بتحديث نفسه في وجود الإنترنت بشكل دوري حتى يكون خفيف على الجهاز ويقوم بتنزيل العديد من الأدوات التي تم إضافتها ولكي يعمل على أجهزة الكمبيوتر في اخر اصدار له واخر نسخة مطورة مضاف إليها العديد من الإمكانيات والخصائص التي تجعل هذا المتصفح إنتشرت بين العديد من الأشخاص وينال الثقة من الجميع وينافس باقي متصفحات الإنترنت الشهيرة التي تأخذ الصداره الأن.
  • الأمان والخصوصية : المتصفح يمتاز بسرعة عالية في تصفح صفحات الإنترنت كما أنه آمن وسريع يعمل على حفظ جميع بياناتك من دخول أي شخص عليها أثناء تصفح صفحات الإنترنت فهو برنامج مثالي حقاً يستحق التجربة ويستحق تنزيله وتصفح الإنترنت من خلاله.
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      Author and Physicist Alan Lightman talks about his book Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. This is a wide-ranging conversation on religion, science, transcendence, consciousness, impermanence, and whether matter is all that matters.

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      0:33

      Intro. [Recording date: October 11, 2018.]

      Russ Roberts: My guest is author and physicist Alan Lightman. I first encountered his writing years ago with his extraordinary novel, Einstein's Dreams, which I recommend highly. His latest book is Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine, which is our topic for today.... This is a short book that bristles with ideas and some beautiful poetic writing. It's a book about being a thinking human being. It's about the relationship between religion and science. I enjoyed it very much. I want to start with our desire as human beings for absolutes that you write about, and how science has systematically dismantled many of those absolutes, if not all of them, and made them harder to believe in. What do you mean by that idea of an absolute and how science has affected it?

      Alan Lightman: By 'absolute,' I mean belief in qualities that cannot be proven but seem to be anchors for our existence, like permanence, immortality, eternity, certainty, unity. These are some of the qualities that I mean. Indivisibility. And, although those qualities, those concepts, most of them, are abstract, they have sometimes been associated with physical objects. For example, the idea of unity and indivisibility, indestructibility--that idea--I should just go back and mention of course that the immortal soul and God are some of the absolutes. But the physical atom has been associated with the idea of unity and indestructibility and indivisibility. And stars have been associated with the idea of eternity, divinity, indestructibility, permanence, for example. And modern science has shown that most of the absolutes that are associated with physical ideas, physical objects, that is--at least the physical object has been shown not to embody the absolute. So, for example, stars have been shown to be finite, to eventually burn up their nuclear fuel and die. So, stars are not permanent; they are not indestructible. They are not divine, because we've shown that stars are made out of material stuff like we have on earth. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, atoms were split; and we continue to find smaller and smaller parts of the atom. The atom is not permanent, either; it is not indestructible; it is not indivisible. Probably the greatest absolute for unity is the universe as a whole. You can't get a bigger unity than the universe as a whole. Uni-verse, and in the last 20 years or so, there's been evidence--both theoretical and experimental--that there are, that there may be a large number of universes in addition to ours. So, even in our universe, we find that there's a multiplicity rather than a unity. And, these scientific discoveries don't disprove the absolutes; but they bring them into question, since their physical counterparts do not embody the qualities of the absolute.

      Russ Roberts: One of the poignant and powerful parts of this book is that, as you write those things--in different ways and different examples--the book remains an incredible testament to awe, and the awesomeness, in the old sense of the word, of the physical world, and the world we live in that we have to confront as thinking human beings. So, as you describe, the loss of these absolutes from the scientific perspective, you concede at various places the natural yearnings that we have to hold onto them. So, talk about that. Because I think you describe in very powerful ways the tension that a thinking person has to have, I think religious or not, about this reality that--we understand more and more about the world; the more we understand, the less it seems to be permanent, reliable, and spiritual. It seems to be mainly physical. So, talk about that tension.

      Alan Lightman: Well, I think that for thousands of years there has been a tension between the material and the immaterial. That is, on the one hand, the desire to understand the universe as made out of material--as a physical thing--and all of our science is based upon that: the reduction of phenomena to, by rationality, by method, by quantifying. And all of those deductions lead us to believe that nothing is permanent. That everything passes away. Nothing is unified. But, I think at the same time, for thousands of years, we have had a yearning for permanence. For something that outlasts our brief human life. And you can go all the way back to the Cro Magnon caves, where you can see burial sites near the caves where the Cro Magnon people prepared their dead for the next life. I think that our own impending death, our own mortality, is one of the greatest drivers of our longing for immortality. That longing for the soul, for God, for something, this permanence that outlives our fleeting lives. And so, that's where the tension comes about: Our observation and our experience with the physical world that seems to be material and impermanent, and yet, and our own impending deaths; and yet our desire to live forever--at least to have some part of us that lives forever. Or even if it's not part of us--if it's not our immortal souls--that there be something in the universe, or even maybe perhaps beyond the universe, that is eternal. And that thought brings us comfort in the face of our own impending death.

      8:49

      Russ Roberts: Why do you think we care? Obviously, our impending death is a fact. Our awareness of our impending death is somewhat--maybe totally, almost unique. Maybe there are some animals that are aware of death. They watch their fellow creatures die. I don't know whether they can look forward, if they can expect their own deaths. But, we have that awareness. We also are, of course, a brain inside a physical body, a physical body that's very appetite-driven--like all animals. And yet we find some conflict between an urge to satisfy those appetites, in all kinds of different ways, and at the same time desire that there's more to life than just the satisfying of those appetites. Why would that be?

      Alan Lightman: Well, I think there are two factors there. It's a wonderful question. And I imagine that some animals with higher levels of consciousness must be aware of their own deaths. But one factor, I think, is our fear of nothingness. And you can read this all the way back in the writings of Lucretius, and the Nature of Things. One of the reasons why Lucretius invoked atoms and materiality is because he wanted to assuage the fears of people about nothingness. The void--nothingness--is a very fearsome prospect. And the other, I think, is our search for meaning. And, I think that the desire to find meaning in the world, meaning for both yourself and meaning for the cosmos, require a very high level of intelligence and brain development and consciousness. I know that dolphins and chimpanzees are very smart animals; but I don't know whether they have a quest for meaning the way that human beings do; and it would be hard to document that. But, I know that homo sapiens, at least, want to find meaning in their lives. Whether you are consciously searching for meaning or whether you are unconsciously searching for meaning. And many of us do that by making friends, by devoting ourselves to our family; by trying to write books. And so on. But, I think--and I'm speaking now personally of me, but I think it's true of other people as well, that I think that in our search for meaning, that permanence is a quality that we associate with meaning. If something lasts a very long time, that has a possibility of more meaning than something that's very fleeting. If you have a good meal at a Shoney's Restaurant, you feel happy and satisfied and content for a few hours. And then it passes away. It's a fleeting experience. But if you think that your children and your grandchildren and your great-grandchildren are going to remember you and fondly look at photographs of you and be proud of you if you'd done good deeds in the world, that seems to have more meaning. And so, we associate meaning with permanence. Whether that's valid or not, we do that. And I think that's one of the reasons why we have a yearning for something that's permanent.

      12:50

      Russ Roberts: So, I want to take a depressing but fascinating example from the book. You talk about an ant colony that somehow develops art and music under the ground, and somehow lasts for a hundred years--just an incredibly long time for an ant colony. It speculates--the ants speculate about their role in the cosmos. But then, a flood comes along and wipes them out. Even though it lasted a hundred years--does it have any?--there's nothing left. And you raise the specter--and I found this deeply haunting--and actually, I don't find it as depressing as I might, but, maybe that's because I have some religious faith--the specter that the universe's life is finite. As you said: All the stars with burn out. King Lear will be forgotten. Even Lady Gaga will be forgotten. Even if we go to a different--I know, it's hard to believe. But even if we go to a different galaxy, but if we develop the ability to get off this planet when our star burns out: They are all going to burn out. Slowly, inexorably. And then they'll be gone. And this thing, whatever it is--and I guess--in a way there's something deeply depressing about that, just like death is challenging to confront. But, at the same time, it forces you to realize that there's a deeper mystery at the heart of that, that can't be avoided or ignored. It can't be the whole thing. Something else is there. [?] what it is.

      Alan Lightman: Well, yeah. Well, I mean, that's one view: that there must be something more than that. And there are other people who say, 'No. That's the whole ball of wax. That's all there is.' So, I think many of us would like to believe that there's something more than that. But, we don't know.

      Russ Roberts: Well, I would say it differently, then, maybe. I would say--clearly; and I think you hint at this in the book, and maybe say it in a different way--our minds--well, I guess Einstein's. I'm going to read the quote from Einstein. Einstein clearly suggests that our brains can't wrap themselves around the idea, just like the ant--you don't say it this way, but the ant in that colony that's about to get swept away, you know, they are talking and someone hears thunder and thinks, 'Well, this could be the Big One'; or, 'Let's all huddle together and enjoy these last few seconds,'--there's something else going on, whether it's the storm or whatever it is. I'm not suggesting it's--you know, by definition, God, or a personal God. That's a huge leap, obviously. But, the idea that the universe comes into being and dies out, can't--I don't know. I'm having trouble thinking of that as "the whole thing." I know that you're right: I understand there are people much smarter than I am who feel that way. But I say that, not: 'Oh, it's therefore God.' I say that because it seems deeply, intellectually unsatisfying.

      Alan Lightman: Oh, it's very unsatisfying. And it's unsatisfying for me, as well, that that would be the whole thing. I mean, even if you take the point of view that there are other universes out there--and many physicists now have this view--and that universes are constantly coming into being by fluctuations in the quantum foam which we--you know, we can't prove that, but that's what a lot of physicists believe. Even if you take that view, that there's been an infinite number of universes and ours is just one, that still doesn't answer the question: Why is there something rather than nothing?

      Russ Roberts: That's a simpler way to ask my question.

      Alan Lightman: And that's a--if you ponder that for a few minutes, it starts to get--it stretches your mind. You start going around in circles, and you start getting upset. At least, I do. And I think one of the deep reasons why people believe in God or a spiritual world is they want to answer the question: Why is there something rather than nothing?

      Russ Roberts: Here's a quote from the book that I love. You write:

      The most profound question seem to have this fascinating aspect: Either they have no answer at all, or all possible answers seem impossible.

      And that kind of captures it beautifully.

      Alan Lightman: Yeah. Yeah. Yeah.

      17:34

      Russ Roberts: Well, let's--I mentioned I was going to read an Einstein quote. I'm going to read it; and then we'll shift gears after this. But I'll let you respond to the Einstein quote. But, it's a quote you bring into the book. It goes like this:

      I'm not an atheist. The problem involved is too vast for our limited minds. We are in the position of a little child entering a huge library filled with books in many languages. The child knows someone must have written those books. It does not know how. It does not understand the languages in which they are written. The child dimly suspects a mysterious order in the arrangement of the books, but doesn't know what it is. That, it seems to me is the attitude of even the most intelligent human being toward God, to see the universe marvelously arranged and obeying certain laws but only dimly understand these laws.

      And, you know, to some extent this is the Watchmaker argument. It's a more poetic version of it, that there is order in the universe. But I think the more interesting--that's not a very compelling argument to somebody today. But I think that the poetry of that insight is captured, I think, in what you call the Central Theorem of Science, which is that we can fundamentally understand the laws of nature, and that they happen to be written in mathematics--that also boggles my mind. Mathematics seems to be something we made up. And yet, it is how we understand the reality that we find ourselves in.

      Alan Lightman: Yeah. Well, first of all, if I may, I call it the Central Doctrine of Science--

      Russ Roberts: Sorry--

      Alan Lightman: not the--but that's very close to what you called it. I don't think that mathematics is made up. Because, we find a lot of surprises in mathematics. I don't think that we make it up, that the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter is the same number for all circles. That's a truth about the nature of geometry. And so I think there's--and I don't think that physicists make up the laws of nature, either. Because we sometimes discover things in physics that surprise us. In fact, that contradict previous beliefs--

      Russ Roberts: Yeah. That's not what I mean by 'made up.' I meant they are--we perceive the world through our consciousness. And we see that as reality. And that's not obviously the case--

      Alan Lightman: Yeah. Yeah. Right. Yeah. Of course, a lot of philosophers, like George Barkley have claimed that we have no evidence that there is an external reality outside of our minds. That everything that we believe is a human construction. But I think that all scientists have to believe in order to set pen to paper, or set the first ball swinging in motion for the experiment: that, all scientists have to believe that there is an external reality out there, that's independent of our minds, that exists whether or not we see it or hear it. It's certainly true that we are limited and stuck within the three pounds of gray matter in our skulls: that we see and think everything through our own consciousness and sensory apparatus. But I think that we have been able to probe a world that is external to our own consciousness.

      Russ Roberts: Well, it certainly feels that way. We get empirical confirmation of that all the time. Of course, that may be deceptive. But, it feels that way. You write: "Is it not a testament to our minds that we little human beings with our limited sensory apparatus and brief life spans, stuck on our planet in space, have been able to uncover so much of the workings of nature?" Extraordinary.

      Alan Lightman: Well, if I could just interject one thing: One of my favorite movies is The Matrix. I don't know whether you saw it.

      Russ Roberts: Yep. Sure.

      Alan Lightman: And what I found so profound about the movie, [?] the imagination that went into it, is the suggestion that everything that we see is an illusion. That we're sort of being manipulated by some giant computer somewhere. And it's very hard to disprove that hypothesis.

      Russ Roberts: Yes, it is. And it's of course been the basis for mysticism as well, in religious life--that there is a reality that this is masking; that we are living in the dream of God. That we're--I find it fascinating, and this is not a very novel observation, but certainly the willingness of extremely smart people to suggest the possibility that we are actually living in a giant computer simulation, to me is an example of the--I would call it the dogmatic nature of human beings. We've replaced the belief in God--many of us have--with a view that's a lot like it. Just without the obligations or many of the things that are difficult to rationally accept. And yet, that vision--that techno-vision--is analogous to a divine vision.

      Alan Lightman: Yeah. It is. And also, like a divine vision it's impossible to prove or disprove. It's just one of those sort of recreational musings that comes along with high intelligence.

      Russ Roberts: Ah, it's a great line.

      24:09

      Russ Roberts: Well, let's shift gears. I want to talk about consciousness more explicitly. You write:

      For me, the human body is the most amazing and baffling phenomenon of the material world. How could it be that the exquisite and indescribable experience of consciousness, of thought and emotion, of the overpowering sense of an "I," is simply the result of so many electrical and chemical flows between neurons which are themselves nothing but atoms and molecules? I am constantly struck dumb by this mystery. Surely, the first single-celled creatures moving about in the primeval seas did not have consciousness or thoughts. Evidently, those qualities emerged with increasing complexity and natural selection.

      I want to start with this question of whether you think advancing artificial intelligence will simulate, replicate a brain. Will we be able to build a brain in a box that will have--

      Alan Lightman: Self-awareness.

      Russ Roberts: Yeah. And the key I like is from Harry Frankfurt. He applied it to animals, but I mentioned it in a previous episode with Rodney Brooks; and I should have attributed it to a teacher of mine, James Jacobsen-Maisels, who says that the desire about our desires might be the real test of consciousness. Will a robot built as a smart vacuum cleaner yearn to be a driverless car in 50 years? I have trouble imagining that, but that just could be my challenge. What are your thoughts on that?

      Alan Lightman: Well, I don't think that we know whether we can build a brain--a brain made out of silicon. We don't know. The experience of consciousness is so unusual, it is so unique--I mean, you really can't even talk about the world except through your consciousness. It seems impossible that you could build an artificial consciousness. But, if the brain is nothing but material, and consciousness is just the sensation of all of the electrical and chemical flows between material neurons, then it seems in principle that it would be possible to build a machine that has consciousness. Now, I don't know how we would, could prove for certain that a particular computer was conscious in the same way that I can't prove for certain that there are other minds besides mine. There's no way that I can prove--I can design certain benchmarks that I will say something and you will respond to it. Or you will do something that surprises me. But, I can't prove that there is any other thinking mind in the universe besides my own. And, in the same way, we could design certain benchmarks for a computer, analogous to the Turing Test or the various tests to say whether a machine is intelligent or not. But any such set of benchmarks that we design would be finite, would be limited. We could have 10,000 or a million different steps in it, but we couldn't do an infinite number of steps. And so, we're never going to know for sure whether we have created a computer that fully matches human consciousness. But on any limited task, like the ability to drive a car, or the ability to give interesting answers as a psychologist would on the other side of a curtain--any limited task, I am sure--

      Russ Roberts: Write a song--

      Alan Lightman: Write a song. Right. Write a novel. I am sure that any finite task, we will eventually be able to build a computer that can do that. And whether that computer has self-awareness and consciousness is something else.

      Russ Roberts: I just mention to listeners, if you haven't seen the movie Ex Machina, it's a somewhat--it's the beginning of a thoughtful look at some of these issues, and I enjoyed it.

      Alan Lightman: I liked it also.

      Russ Roberts: You know, you mentioned something I've never thought about--which disturbs me a lot--but it's a beautiful and incredibly provocative--[?] you said that you can never be sure that there are other minds besides your own. And you also can't be sure that the world didn't come into existence a second ago, with all the memories that we have of the past. And that's sort of irrelevant except for justice and punishment: it would be a weird, horrible thing to punish somebody for something that was actually only a memory. So, that's one place where it matters. But in general, it doesn't matter. But I guess you'd also have to ask how you could know. You said, 'other than my own.' You also really don't know--I'll speak for myself. I don't really know that I'm thinking. I have the illusion, perhaps, of consciousness. I certainly have the feeling of free will, which we know could be and illusion. So, the fact that I feel as if I'm a thinking being may simply be a deception I'm perpetrating on myself or that has been perpetrated on me. Right?

      Alan Lightman: Right. Well, people have been worrying about this problem since Descartes, cogito, ergo sum; before Descartes as well. It's one of those questions where you go round and round in a circle, and maybe in the end you come to the conclusion that it doesn't matter.

      Russ Roberts: Well, yeah. It's always--that's one of my views on--I mean, there are a lot of things you can think about on these questions; you can't really articulate or, as you say, you are in the circle and you struggle to have a coherent description of it. But it's certainly--we act as if we have free will and that the people around us do. I treat you as if you have free will, and you treat me that way. That's a fascinating thing, also, in and of itself.

      31:03

      Russ Roberts: But let me move on to--the philosophers David Chalmers and Thomas Nagel have been deeply troubled by, what they claim--and others take the other view--but they claim that our current scientific structure, particularly the biology and nature of evolution, natural selection, cannot explain what they call Qualia--the texture of daily life, the joy of a blue sky and the poignancy of the ending of a movie, the look in a loved one's eyes across a table. These don't seem to be related to fitness--would be one way to think about this. What are your thoughts on that?

      Alan Lightman: Well, I think it's--I don't think that's a very good argument, or question, because I think that it's very plausible that some of our aesthetic sense, our moral sense, our creative imagination is a by-product of qualities that do have selective value. And, I mean, you can think of many other things that are by-products. I'll come up with an example in a minute. But, once you develop the brain to have a certain level of intelligence, which we do think has selective value--you might not be able to outrun a sabre tooth tiger, but you can outsmart it--once you have a brain of sufficient level of intelligence, then many of these other things, these Qualia, like the joy of looking at a sunset and so on, the pleasure in creating art--those are by-products of the high intelligence. So, I think that you don't need a direct selective mechanism in order to explain some of the pleasures of daily life. They are just by-products.

      Russ Roberts: Gravy.

      Alan Lightman: They are gravy. Yeah.

      Russ Roberts: But Chalmers doesn't seem to think so. I don't know why--I've read a variety, a little of his work, some of his work; I've seen him lecture. He claims we are going to need a "different biology." He's not a religious person. He's an atheist. But he claims that we're going to need a biology that--here's the way I would say it that I think is the most provocative version of it. It's a little bizarre that the thing that we use to understand the cosmos is the only thing that we struggle to fully understand scientifically; and that's troubling--is the way I would say his challenge to the current level of understanding of consciousness. Do you think that's a good description, and if so, do you agree?

      Alan Lightman: The thing that we use to understand the cosmos is he's speaking about the human brain?

      Russ Roberts: Yeah. Well--yeah, that's the question. Consciousness, our minds.

      Alan Lightman: Consciousness.

      Russ Roberts: He says--I think his claim--I don't know if I'm being fair to him. I think his claim is that it seems to reside--it's hard for us to get outside ourselves. All this weird conversation we're having right now, or the last 5 minutes, is the fact that we're stuck with the 3 pounds of gray matter. And it's a little strange that that's the only thing we struggle to fully comprehend. That's the way I understand his criticism of the state of science about consciousness. And it raised the possibility that we won't ever--some people claim that, also. Which is--that's a disturbing aspect of the theory: We can understand everything about the evolution of the Big Bang except for the Planck--is that epoch? 'Ee-poch'--is extraordinary; but we can't understand why we have this urge to, all the things we've been talking about, the [?] of meaning, the connections we have across the dinner table, all the longings we have to survive. All this seemingly unnecessary stuff for survival, even if it's just a by-product, it's a little strange. It's kind of, for us it's the whole show. Or 90% of it, 80%.

      Alan Lightman: Well, I understand it--I do understand it as the byproduct. That's the way that I understand it. And that does not seem to be mysterious to me. It seems perfectly logical that you design a tool to do one thing, and then you find out that it can do some other things as well. That--you might design a hammer to hammer a nail, but you find that you can also use it as a paperweight and other uses as well. And, of course, when we talk about design here, I'm speaking about natural selections--emergence--or you could say design by God, or you could--whatever your preference is. But, it doesn't seem unusual to me at all that an organ--in this case, the human brain--that evolved to solve immediate life-or-death problems by a certain strategy that in this case is very high intelligence, that that high intelligence would also lead that brain to ask questions about what is the meaning of the cosmos, and so on. That doesn't seem surprising to me, and I don't think that we need a new biology to explain that. So, I'm afraid that, although I'll respect Mr. Chalmers very much, I disagree with him on this. I don't think that we need a new biology. There's a lot that we don't understand about biology. We still don't understand exactly how memory is stored and the neurons; we don't understand completely how cells learn how to specialize in the embryo. But, there's no evidence, yet, that we need a new biology to understand those, or a non-material aspect of our biology. It's just that, you know, we have a--science is constantly progressing and revising its theories and learning more with new data. And that's the way science works. Even when physics was overthrown, the ideas of physics in the 20th century with quantum physics and relativity, those new conceptions still fit within a basic understanding of cause-and-effect relationships, forces, and so on.

      Russ Roberts: I've invited both Chalmers and Nagel to be on EconTalk. I don't fully--I may not be representing Chalmers's view as eloquently or accurately--I know I'm not--as he would. So, maybe that's something that could change down the road. I don't know--I can't defend his argument against your challenge.

      Alan Lightman: Well, it's interesting, and I think it's very important that people like Chalmers are constantly thinking and questioning what we know and how we know it. And I hope that we always have intellectuals and thinkers like that.

      39:21

      Russ Roberts: One of the beautiful ideas in the book that this is related to, as you just described the scientific method, essentially, is the belief that scientists have in what I think you call a final theory, a full, unified everything. And yet you say that when we have it, we won't know for sure. Talk about that.

      Alan Lightman: Well, it's a wonderful irony: Science is--everything that we believe in science is provisional, that we consider all of the equations that we write down and the laws for electricity, magnetism, and so on to be approximations to deeper laws. So, science is a process, a provision and ever-better approximations. There are some physicists who believe that there is an ultimate set of laws which are not approximations, which need no further revision. And Steve Weinberg, who is a Nobel Prize winning physicist, calls that 'the final theory,' and in fact wrote a whole book called Dreams of a Final Theory. And there are a number of physicists, but not all physicists, who believe that such a set of laws exists. The delicious irony of that, is that even if there is a final set of laws that require no further approximation, that are exact, we would never know for sure if we had found them, because you can never be certain that tomorrow you might not find, might have found some physical phenomena that disagrees with your theory. You can never be sure of that. And so, even if we were in possession of Weinberg's final theory, we would never be certain that we had it. So, we'd never be able to sort of break out the champagne and pop the cork.

      Russ Roberts: I think I've mentioned this example before--mentioned it on EconTalk--but, Charles Peirce, the philosopher, built a house; and I think it was described as the--he left the second floor empty for a ball. It was a ballroom. And the ball was going to be held when he, the celebration would be held when he discovered the secret of the universe, the meaning of the universe. And in the description of this in the essay I was reading, the next sentence was very nice. It starts off, "While the ball was never held, [comma]"--so we won't always know when we get there. And yet, my impression, and I'd love your reaction to this, is that we might feel we were close or at least have a candidate for a final theory if we found it aesthetically pleasing, and not a wild agglomeration of add-ons and additions and caveats and footnotes.

      Alan Lightman: Right.

      Russ Roberts: And I find that really, both beautiful and strange.

      Alan Lightman: Yeah. Well, one of the beauties of modern science, and especially modern physics, is that, because we are constantly searching for theories to explain gravity and electricity and magnetism and so on, is that aesthetics, our own human sense of aesthetics, has been a very good guide to finding the best--the most correct--theory. When I say 'most correct' I mean the one that agrees with experiment the best. That theories or laws, equations that appear to be a jumble of add-ons and ad hoc propositions don't agree with nature as well as theories that are built on a single unifying and simple idea, like Einstein's theory of gravity. Now, aesthetics has not always 100% guided us the right way. Back in the 1920s and 1930s, we thought we believed in something called 'parity conservation,' which basically says that for everything that you see in nature, the mirror image of that also exists in nature. So, nature is symmetrical under reflection in a mirror. And that seems like a very beautiful, simple idea.

      Russ Roberts: And there are examples of it. So, it seems--

      Alan Lightman: Yeah. There are plenty of examples. But, I think in the 1960s that we found certain experiments that showed that that's not true--that the mirror image of nature is not precisely like the first image. Then another example of that is the belief for centuries and centuries that the orbits of planets were perfect circles--

      Russ Roberts: Yeah. Just thinking about it. So much more satisfying than an ellipse.

      Alan Lightman: It is.

      Russ Roberts: It's illusory[?].

      Alan Lightman: So, sometimes our sense of aesthetics leads us astray. But, most of the time it's been a very accurate guide to the more correct laws.

      Russ Roberts: We recently had John Gray on the program, the British philosopher; and he's a big opponent of this idea of progress that many of us hold as, he claims, and I think often correctly, as dogmatic. You have a thought on that? Do we make any progress? We certainly make scientific and technological progress: we know more about many things. We also know less about many things, because we know more about what we don't know. But I'm curious if you think in terms of human existence, whether it's made--maybe it's not even a meaningful question, given the impermanence issue you raised earlier.

      Alan Lightman: And the question is whether we're making progress--

      Russ Roberts: Yeah, as a species--

      Alan Lightman: as a civilization--

      Russ Roberts: as a species, as a civilization. He claims that this is a leftover from our religious heritage that we should reject. It's a fascinating point. And I think many of do, without thinking, dogmatically assume that life is getting better. And, of course, in many dimensions, it is. Of course, in some dimensions it's not. So, it's a little--

      Alan Lightman: Well, it makes me think of Steve Pinker's book--

      Russ Roberts: Yes, it does.

      Alan Lightman: and I think that he and his assistants have compiled a fair amount of evidence that show that in some ways life has gotten better on the planet: That there are fewer wars, fewer deaths due to starvation; people live longer. So, clearly there's some measures which things have gotten better. But I imagine that there are other measures in which they have not. I'm not sure that our moral life is better than it was a thousand years ago--

      Russ Roberts: That's Gray's point, mostly.

      Alan Lightman: And I'm not sure that we are happier than we were a thousand years ago.

      Russ Roberts: That's Gray's point.

      Alan Lightman: So, it depends on how you define progress.

      Russ Roberts: Yeah. There's been a critique of Pinker's work on death and war by Nassim Taleb. We'll put a link up to it for those who want to read it. It's quite provocative, as listeners will not be surprised to hear.

      47:55

      Russ Roberts: Before we move on to some physics issues, I want us to [?] one more idea from the book, which is the idea of transcendence. And, I often think that people who--people's ability to experience transcendence is something akin to their musical ear. There may be people who are tone deaf, who can't find it; and there may be people who swim in it all day long. I think you give, in fact you mention it in an example of someone in the book who is just--his life is brimming with a feeling of transcendence. Talk about your own, if you can, your own personal encounters with that, and how it relates to the issues we've been talking about.

      Alan Lightman: I've had many, what I call transcendent experiences, and I define that sort of loosely as feeling a connection to something much larger than yourself. It may or may not involve God. An experience that I mention in the book, although I've had many, is lying in a boat on the ocean at night, lying on my back looking up at the stars and feeling like I'm connected to the stars, and I'm falling into infinity, and I'm part of the stars and part of the cosmos. And I would imagine that many people have had experiences like that. That feeling of being connected to something larger than yourself is not a feeling that can be analyzed scientifically. Even though ultimately it might be reducible and rooted in the atoms and molecules in your neurons, you could hook a giant computer up to my brain and read out the electrical output of every one of my hundred billion neurons when I was lying in that boat looking up at the stars and it would not have conveyed the experience, or not have described[?] it. And, that kind of experience, which is very personal, it's very vital, it's immediate; it cannot be invalidated by anybody else--that, for me is part of my spiritual universe. And what I did in that book and what it sort of represents the tension I have in my entire life is reconciling my life as a scientist with my life as a human being who has these transcendent experiences and feels that there is a spiritual world in addition to the physical world.

      Russ Roberts: Even though, of course, we have no evidence for it. Except--

      Alan Lightman: We have no evidence for it--

      Russ Roberts: Except for that personal--could just be the neurons firing, as you say. I've talked about it before on here, on the show. It's one of my favorite things in the world, which is when Andrew Wiles, having discovered that his proof of Fermat's Last Theorem had actually been flawed, spent a year trying to reconstruct it; and then one day it just came to him. The right answer, the correct proof. He didn't work on it intensely. He did; but that didn't work. It's just, one day, he saw it. It is--you know, I think the closest thing that a person--it doesn't make sense, but it's a transcendent experience, certainly. It is something akin to a spiritual/religious experience. It's certainly part--you know, I'm a mere economist, but my creative work as a writer and other areas, I experience that at times. And I think--nothing like that--but that extraordinary--it's a physical feeling. It's not just relief. It is an explosion of, an expansion of awareness of your place in the world, that your boat experience [?]. I have those, too, in the natural world. And the stars do a lot for me. But, certainly, intellectual activity has that character. And you mention that in the book, as well.

      Alan Lightman: Yeah. I've had that, with intellectual activity. I've experienced similar to what Andrew Wiles described, although not as monumental as his discovery, of course. But it is a beautiful, beautiful experience. It's a majestic experience. And, the--I'm trying--Hinduism--I think that Hinduism has a concept called 'dakshan[?]'--an experience they call 'dak shan[?]'--which is sort of opening yourself up to the divine. Being open to the divine. And recognizing it and being open to it. And I think that these transcendent experiences that we're talking about, you've had, that Andrew Wiles had, that I've had, and many people have had, is really opening yourself up to the sublime. 'Sublime' might be a better word than 'divine.' But, being open to that.

      Russ Roberts: In Judaism, the word, I think, would be duvakut[?], which is a cleaving. Strange and interesting word, because 'cleave' is to both separate from and attach to. Which is permanent for all the paradoxes, intentions that we're talking about.

      54:18

      Russ Roberts: I want to turn toward just some general issues in physics that I've love to hear your thoughts on. We had Chuck Klosterman on, a long, a while back. He wrote a book called, But What If We're Wrong? where he speculates--you know, it's very hard for us to imagine that we are wrong about all the things we know are true. But we know that in the past, things that people thought were true weren't true any more. After a while. And one of the ones, the examples he gives in there, if I remember correctly, is gravity. What do you think of our current understanding of gravity? And, do you think it has any possibility of having to be revised?

      Alan Lightman: Well, I'd like to slightly revise that word 'Wrong.'

      Russ Roberts: Yeah. Sorry. That--well, he's selling books. Gotta--

      Alan Lightman: Yeah. Right. No, that's--that's a good word for 'selling books.' And maybe my books haven't sold as well because I haven't come up with words like that. But, it's--what I like to--the way I like to think about our endeavor in science is that we are finding better and better approximations to the way that nature behaves. And getting back to gravity--that, Newton's theory was very accurate for its time. And very successfully predicted the orbits of planets and many other phenomena. And then, in the 19th century, with better telescopes, we were able to show that the orbit of Mercury did not quite fit Newton's theory. And then--

      Russ Roberts: Describe the magnitude of that inaccuracy, because it blew me away.

      Alan Lightman: Yeah. Well, it was--the displacement of the orbit of Mercury from where it was supposed to be, the displacement in the sky was about 1/100th of one degree every century.

      Russ Roberts: It's amazing.

      Alan Lightman: Yeah. It is amazing. But, and it is amazing that we had telescopes--

      Russ Roberts: Exactly. Of that precision--

      Alan Lightman: that were precise enough, precise enough to be able to find that minute discrepancy. But anyway, in 1950, Einstein proposed a new theory of gravity that was a better approximation to nature than Newton's theory. And, so, rather than saying that Newton's theory was wrong, I would say that Einstein's theory was a better approximation to whatever the underlying truth is in nature. And we do believe that there is any underlying truth. But we know that Einstein's theory also will be replaced by an even more accurate theory. We know that Einstein's theory of gravity, called general relativity, does not include quantum. And, we think that all--we think that nature is quantum and must be described by quantum theories; and so Einstein's theory will ultimately be replaced. There are a number of candidates for replacing it, but we don't know now which one is the best candidate. And that's sort of the way that science proceeds, with better and better approximations.

      Russ Roberts: But do you think there are things about gravity in the non-quantum area that we don't understand or that we'll improve our understanding of?

      Alan Lightman: Well, of course, you can have--you can't be sure. But, we think that Einstein's theory is a very, very accurate theory for all gravitational physics phenomena that doesn't involve quantum. It's made many predictions: black holes, gravitational waves, the very precise orbit of the planet Mercury and other planets. So, of course, we can never be sure that there might not be some phenomena that don't fit into Einstein's theory. But, I can just say that physicists are very, very happy with Einstein's theory--except for quantum phenomena.

      59:13

      Russ Roberts: So, I'm going to get the details wrong, but when--but the point is pretty clear--when there was the test of whether the gravitational force of the sun was bending the light coming from--I forget which planet or star--

      Alan Lightman: It was a star. Yeah--

      Russ Roberts: there is some question as to whether those data were accurate. And that, Einstein, when asked, 'What would you have done if the results had contradicted your theory?' he said, 'Well, I wouldn't have believed them, because I know my theory is right.' Which is not a very scientific attitude.

      Alan Lightman: No, it wasn't. And I think that that was tongue in cheek. I mean, Einstein was known to have been very witty and display some things tongue in cheek. And I think that that was one of them. Einstein was, you know, ultimately, a scientist: Which means that he was ultimately swayded[sic], persuaded by experimental data. And so, if the experiment come out to disagree with his theory and the experiment was repeated many times and always disagreed with his theory, he would have given up his theory. But we know that Einstein was able to revise his theories when faced with persuasive experimental evidence contradicting the theory. Einstein's theory of cosmology was that we had a static universe that was not changing. And, when Edwin Hubbel, in 1929 discovered evidence that the universe is not static, but expanding--all the galaxies are moving away from each other--Einstein was willing to revise his cosmological model. So, I think that ultimately--although Einstein was an artist, he was a philosopher, he was a person of certain moral standards--he was most important a scientist. And I think most scientists are, eventually bow down to experimental evidence, no matter how fond they are of their theories.

      Russ Roberts: Well, my favorite--you've said--one of your beautiful things in this conversation--but, one of my favorites as long-time listeners will not be surprised to hear, is, I think you've said the phrase, 'You can't be sure' more than once. And certainly that is part of the scientific mindset. In response to your book, by the way, I was googling around about Planck. Because I was just shocked by how many things are named after him. And, I saw--I don't know if this is true, but it was alleged to be a quote from Freeman Dyson, who has been a guest on this program, saying that Einstein, who was at the time a "mere patent clerk," a patent office clerk, sent 5 papers to Planck, who was the editor of a journal, and Planck published them all without getting referee reports. Which, if true, I love that, because it means they weren't peer reviewed. I mean, how would we know they're true? Do you have a favorite physicist or two, not living, who inspired you, who continue to inspire you?

      Alan Lightman: Who are not living?

      Russ Roberts: Yeah. I'm not talking about your thesis advisers--not a--I'm sure influential person in your [?].

      Alan Lightman: Yeah. I would have to say Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein. I think those are the two greatest physicists who have ever lived. And both of them completely overthrew contemporary thinking--at a young age, I should add. Which, I think took tremendous courage but is also one of the reasons why we celebrate youth. And we celebrate youth not only in science and mathematics: we celebrate it in sports, we celebrate it in Hollywood. And youth is capable of wonderful things. So, Einstein and Newton were my two greatest heroes.

      Russ Roberts: Well, youth is ignorant. That's one of the great disadvantages and advantages, right?

      Alan Lightman: Right.

      Russ Roberts: Which is amazing.

      Alan Lightman: Yeah. It is. One of my favorite books on Buddhism is called the Beginner's Mind. It's that notion of having a mind that is willing to be a beginner, to question authority, and to start from scratch.

      Russ Roberts: Yeah. Huge part of, I think, being a successful human being is to keep that naivete, that aliveness, that ecstasy at new experiences that after a while become less ecstatic, and we need to try to capture that.

      Alan Lightman: Yeah.

      Russ Roberts: Now, you've spent--you've dabbled in multiple worlds. You're a world-class physicist, on the faculty of Harvard and MIT [Massachusetts Institute of Technology]; but you are also a great writer. Do you have fiction writers--authors who have inspired you, who you think particularly fondly of?

      Alan Lightman: Well, Virginia Woolf would be one. I think that she introduced, sort of, stream of consciousness writing in which we feel like we are literally in the mind of a character. Dostoyevsky is another hero of mine of France. Kafka, is a hero of mine. These are writers who are no longer living--I'm assuming that you are talking about that.

      Russ Roberts: Well, in this case you can say whoever you like. Do you like some living writers, particularly?

      Alan Lightman: Oh, I love many. Many living writers. I would mention Michael Ondaatje, Annie Proulx. Those are just a couple of my favorite writers.

      Russ Roberts: Are you a Faulkner fan?

      Alan Lightman: Faulkner?

      Russ Roberts: Yeah.

      Alan Lightman: Yes. He's one of my favorite writers, too. And, of course, he's from the South, as you and I are--

      Russ Roberts: A near neighbor.

      Alan Lightman: A near neighbor. That's right, in Oxford, Mississippi.

      Russ Roberts: But he also, I was thinking when you mentioned Virginia Woolf--because if you pick up The Sound and the Fury, you will not understand it at first, until you understand the project. That's true of a number of his books. And he was also young and taking a leap there that was brave.

      1:06:33

      Russ Roberts: So, I want to close with a quote from a play that I asked you, before we started recording, that you are familiar with, which is Arcadia, by Tom Stoppard. It's my favorite play, I'd say. Period. I've seen it three times. I encourage listeners to check it out. You can read it. It's not the same. But, try to see it if you can. And, this quote has--it's from a character, Bernard, who is the humanities defender at various times. He's not a very likeable character through much of the show. But, Stoppard puts in his mouth a defense of the humanities in the face of science. And, I want to read it and then get your reaction. Bernard, he's talking about science versus the humanities; he says,

      BERNARD: Oh, you're going to zap me with penicillin and pesticides. Spare me that and I'll spare you the bomb and aerosols. But don't confuse progress with perfectibility. A great poet is always timely. A great philosopher is an urgent need. There's no rush for Isaac Newton. We were quite happy with Aristotle's cosmos. Personally, I preferred it. Fifty five crystal spheres geared towards God's crankshaft is my idea of a satisfying universe. I can't think of anything more trivial than the speed of light. Quarks, quasars--big bangs--black holes--who gives a shit? How did you people con us out of all that status? And why are you so pleased with yourselves?... If knowledge isn't self knowledge it isn't doing much, mate. Is the universe expanding? Is it contracting? Is it standing on one leg singing 'When father painted the parlour'? Leave me out. I can expand my universe without you. 'She walks in beauty, like the night of cloudless climes and starry skies, and all that's best of dark and bright meet in her aspect and her eyes'.

      And that's a quote from Shelley [should be Byron, 'She walks in beauty...'--corrected per commenter alert.--Econlib Ed.] who has a role in the show, in the play. But, it's an attack on, to some extent, your worldview. But--not really, in my take on it. But I'm curious how you'd react to it.

      Alan Lightman: Well, I think it's extremely hypocritical. Because I think Bernard probably profits a lot from science and technology. I mean, he--when was the time period of this?

      Russ Roberts: This is in the modern era of the play. The play takes place in two time periods. I'm pretty sure this is, would be in like the 1970s.

      Alan Lightman: Yeah. Well, but, well yeah, okay. I know that there are two times--[?]--I'd like to see--[?]

      Russ Roberts: [?]

      Alan Lightman: what Bernard would say if he got pneumonia or something and resisted medical treatment, what he would say about. So, I think it's an incredibly hypocritical quote. I agree with the general sentiment that the humanities are a vital part of human life. But I think that his dismissiveness of science and technology is completely off base and hypocritical. And I think that Stoppard wrote that just to be provocative. I can't believe that Stoppard really has that view, himself. He was trying to provoke the audience and the--the comment by Bernard is so blunt and direct that you wouldn't really hear those words come out of a real human being's mouth, I don't think.

      Russ Roberts: I think the issue he's trying to get at there--which I take, a different take, on it. I think the issue he's trying to get at is the transformation of what is prestigious in our lives. Which used to be more the humanities. And as science advanced from bloodletting to penicillin, we, as you point out, are desperately eager to have it, and have more of it. And we've somehow lost--I think, two things. I think we've lost some of the value of the humanities. And, at the same time, we've failed to appreciate the poetry of science, and the aesthetics that are there. So, if I may pay you a compliment, I think your work unites both of those things in very elegant and life-enhancing ways.

      Alan Lightman: Well, thank you.

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      Quite a nice little podcast, I thought, but the show is funded by HSBC.

      Fran Boait, from Positive Money, and Josh Ryan-Collins discuss quantitative easing for the people. Now that people have seen that the government can create money and spend it without causing inflation the ice had been broken, they say.

      Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd said they didn't fully understand everything about quantitative easing for the people despite Geoff having a master's degree in economics. Well, I'm not doing too bad then, it must be this place.

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      Hello! There is occasional bad quality audio on today’s episode for which apologies (tech gremlins). We hope it doesn’t spoil your enjoyment of the finer points of Quantitative Easing! II’s a term thrown around which for many of us falls somewhere between the "Offside Rule" and "Quantum Mechanics". But it’s really important we understand it because it is having big effects. Fran Boait and Josh Ryan-Collins get us up to speed with the basics and explain why it matters, and how we could be putting QE to significantly better purposes. 
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      Repeated multi-qubit readout and feedback with a mixed-species trapped-ion register.

      Nature. 2018 Nov 05;:

      Authors: Negnevitsky V, Marinelli M, Mehta KK, Lo HY, Flühmann C, Home JP

      Abstract
      Quantum error correction is essential for realizing the full potential of large-scale quantum information processing devices1,2. Fundamental to its experimental realization is the repetitive detection of errors via projective measurements of quantum correlations among qubits, as well as corrections using conditional feedback3. Repetitive application of such tasks requires that they neither induce unwanted crosstalk nor impede further control operations, which is challenging owing to the need to dissipatively couple qubits to the classical world for detection and reinitialization. For trapped ions, state readout involves scattering large numbers of resonant photons, which increases the probability of stray light causing errors on nearby qubits and leads to undesirable recoil heating of the ion motion. Here we demonstrate up to 50 sequential measurements of correlations between two beryllium ion microwave qubits using an ancillary optical qubit in a calcium ion, and implement feedback that allows us to stabilize two-qubit subspaces as well as Bell states, a class of maximally entangled states. Multi-qubit mixed-species gates are used to transfer information within the register from the qubit to the ancilla, enabling readout with negligible crosstalk to the data qubits. Heating of the ion motion during detection is mitigated by recooling all three ions using light that interacts with only the calcium ion, known as sympathetic cooling. A key element of our experimental setup is a powerful classical control system that features flexible in-sequence processing for feedback control. The methods employed here provide essential tools for scaling trapped-ion quantum computing, quantum-state control and entanglement-enhanced quantum metrology4.

      PMID: 30397345 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


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      Compiled 7 Nov. 12:01 am EST by Judy Byington, MSW, LCSW, ret. CEO, Child Abuse Recovery, Author, “Twenty Two Faces,” Byington’s Before It’s News articles on a Satanic Cabal CIA & Vatican-sponsored international Pedophile Child Trafficking Ring: http://beforeitsnews.com/contributor/pages/243/590/stories.html

      The below was a summary of information from the Internet. It would be up to the individual reader to do their own research and decide whether or not it was valid. Patience is a Virtue. Having Virtue is a sign of a good moral being. Good moral beings have the power to overcome evil and change the world.

      Judy Note - The Bottom Line: (Rumors, please do your own research).

      Several sources say the 800#s release would be this week right after midterm elections, Nov. 7-8. Apparently Hong Kong released funds Oct. 31; military and elites had their funds liquid; release codes were at the banks and firm currency rates were on bank screens. Some say to be prepared for Nov. 11 when the economy would implode and there would be a need for emergency supplies as Q returned to bring in the Global Currency Reset (Trump’s announcement of the US return to a asset-backed/gold standard?) Many sources agreed that after the RV and during Nov.’s chaotic time there would be a few weeks of financial turmoil as the world adjusted to the new Quantum Financial System while we exchanged/redeemed our currencies and Zim Bonds. A slow-motion Stock Market collapse that began in Oct. would continue to claim corporate victims as the new Quantum Financial System went online.

      A. Predictions:

      Release of the 800#s would be through text, email, or posted on:

      DC: http://www.dinarchronicles.com/intel.html intel dinarchronicles.blogspot.com
      The Big Call, Bruce: Thebigcall.net
      TNT: https://twitter.com/the_tnt_team

      Week of Nov. 5: On Oct 31st the military and elites were paid (but funds not available) with the expected release to commence beginning the week of Nov 5th. If paid rioters caused chaos the National Broadcast System Alert would be activated and it could lead to Martial Law. GESARA announcement was expected soon.

      Nov. 6-7 Yosef: We were still looking for this week. Everything was good; nothing was holding it up; there were things that needed to be finished and they were working on finishing what was needed. http://dinaresgurus.blogspot.com/2018/11/alexander-gaginyosef-looking-for-this.html?m=1

      Nov. 11: Q would publically bring in the Global Currency Reset, along with announcing the new Quantum Financial System. According to Pentagon sources, Nov. 11 would launch a purge of the Cabal with unsealing of the over 61,000 indictments, arrests of suspected criminals and their transportation to GITMO. Also on Nov. 11 Iraq would officially put in their new Parliament.

      Nov. 12: Tier 5 (general public) would begin exchanges.

      Nov. 26: Private transactions to be liquidated on or before Nov. 26.

      Jan-Feb. 2019: Military Tribunals.

      B. Nov. 6 2018 The Big Call, Bruce: Thebigcall.net: 712-770-4016 pin123456#

      1. Today Nov. 5 President Trump and Secretary of the US Treasury Manuchin had a call with China about the timing to release.

      2. Tomorrow Wed. Nov. 7 to Thurs. Nov. 8 may be the day for release.

      3. Prosperity Packages would go out right after Tier 4 goes.

      4. There were solid rates on both front and back bank screens. The Dinar rate matches what is shown on the CBI site.

      5. Make sure you get a copy of all paperwork from your exchange. Sign in blue ink so you can tell if it’s original or not.

      6. This would be the last hour before redemption.

      C. Nov. 6 2018 3:03 pm EST Intel Alert: Operation Disclosure: GCR/RV Intel Alert for November 6, 2018 Operation Disclosure (Disclaimer: The following is an overview of the current situation based on intelligence leaks received from several sources which may or may not accurate. Other confirmed sources may also be included in this overview.)

      1. There is a significant meaning behind the numbers 11/11 in numerology. Trump is scheduled to meet with Putin on 11/11/18. (However, media sources are claiming the meeting will be delayed). War World I ended on Nov. 11, 1918 (11/11/18).

      https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/05/us/politics/trump-putin-meeting-delayed.html

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/11:11_(numerology)

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I#Aftermath

      2. Sources are claiming that War World III which began on Sept. 11, 2001 (9/11/01) will be ending on Nov. 11, 2018 (11/11/18). What better day to end the war against the Cabal 100 years after War World I?

      3. The current fiat financial system is proving to be defunct and obsolete more and more each day. Nov. 11 will be the start date of the transition (if sources are correct). The announcement of a new quantum financial system (QFS) may be given on 11/11/18.

      This would then cause the stock market to collapse which would then trigger the complete changeover to the QFS.

      4. The private currency redemption event (RV) would then begin at this time.

      D. Nov. 6 2018 Q Post #2442, Sierra: https://qntmpkts.keybase.pub/

      'History is being made.
      You are the saviors of mankind.
      Nothing will stop what is coming.
      Nothing.'
      Q


      E. Nov. 5 2018 11:19 pm EST X22 Report The Fed (video): (Video) X22 Report -- Episode 1708: Trump Just Boxed the Fed in | The Numbers Add Up

      Theresa May is coming up with a secret deal and the people don't know what its all about, the question is why is it secret. Home sales are imploding in California, it starting to look like the entire housing market is about to come down. The manufacturing surveys and the real numbers are distorted, the manipulation of the economy can now be seen. Trump has boxed the Fed in the corner, the Fed is damned if it continues raising rates and damned it it does not. This part of the plan, it is a no win situation for the Fed, they do not have their escape route setup anymore. Countries are moving away from the Fed dollar because they know what's coming.

      The Senate has concluded there is no evidence to support the allegations of Christine Blasey Ford. Saudi Arabia is saying they will be vindicated in the murder of Khashogi. The Trump administration is now putting pressure on Saudi Arabia to stop the war. Iran sanctions are in place and waivers have been handed out. Since the S300 missile system was installed in Syria, there have been no airstrikes. Q dropped bread, says look at the numbers, stay divided & stay strong.

      F. Nov. 6 2018 8:51 pm EST X22 Report (video): (Video) X22 Report -- Episode 1709: Phase II Coming Up | The Setup is Perfect

      The entire plan is going into Phase II, right after the midterm elections everything will change, the push to remove the central bank will go into overdrive and the President will call out the Fed at every decision they make. Job openings tumble, there are still a million more job openings that unemployed workers, if you believe the government stats. The entire housing market is imploding, the cost of owning a home is impossible, with rates moving up and wages going nowhere it is a recipe for disaster.

      We are now a couple of years into common core and it is a complete disaster, the American population were tricked into thinking it was going to help the children, but in reality it has hurt our children. On the darkweb there is a database of 62 million voter information for sale. Italy will cut migrant benefits. Saudi Arabia making deals with Russia and China. SA will is making a deal to purchase the S400 missile system from Russia. Iran shuts down oil tanker tracking after sanctions. The Obama Iran deal is not a deal that is good for the people. Q drops more bread, tells the people to vote, stay strong. Q let's us know they placed someone into the spotlight on purpose, all for the greater good. Nobody noticed something very important about the declas, it has been setup to be the perfect plan.

      G. Nov. 5 2018 11:11 pm EST Trump’s Regime Change (video): (Video) RT -- Trump's Regime Change List Revealed

      Anya Parampil reveals the new propaganda strategy the US is using to delegitimize socialist governments in Latin America; John Bolton’s speech delivered in Miami on Thursday, coining “Troika of Tyranny” as the new “Axis of Evil”; Bolton’s emphasis on U.S. animosity for the democratically elected governments of Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragu; Netfa Freeman, from the International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity to the Peoples on why the U.S. targets these three socialist countries and how the recent election of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil may enable the Trump administration to target them further.

      Updates for the week prior:

      Restored Republic via a GCR: Update as of Nov. 6, 2018

      Restored Republic via a GCR: Update as of Nov. 5, 2018

      Restored Republic via a GCR: Update as of Nov. 4, 2018

      Restored Republic via a GCR: Update as of Nov. 3, 2018

      Restored Republic via a GCR Update as of Nov. 2, 2018

      Restored Republic via a GCR: Update as of Nov. 1, 2018

      Restored Republic via a GCR: Update as of Oct. 31, 2018
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      RV/INTELLIGENCE ALERT - November 6, 2018

      (Disclaimer: The following is an overview of the current situation based on intelligence leaks received from several sources which may or may not accurate. Other confirmed sources may also be included in this overview.)


      Trump is scheduled to meet with Putin on 11/11/18. However, media sources are claiming the meeting will be delayed.


      https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/05/us/politics/trump-putin-meeting-delayed.html


      There is a significant meaning behind the numbers 11/11 in numerology.


      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/11:11_(numerology)


      War World I ended on November 11, 1918 (11/11/18).


      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I#Aftermath


      Sources are claiming that War World III which began on September 11, 2001 (9/11/01) will be ending on November 11, 2018 (11/11/18).


      What better day to end the war against the Cabal 100 years after War World I?


      November 11 will be the start date of the transition (if sources are correct).


      The current fiat financial system is proving to be defunct and obsolete more and more each day.


      The announcement of a new quantum financial system (QFS) may be given on 11/11/18.


      This would then cause the stock market to collapse which would then trigger the complete changeover to the QFS.


      The private currency redemption event (RV) would then begin at this time.


      Source: Operation Disclosure

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                Complex quantum teleportation moves closer      Cache   Translate Page      

      Novel complex quantum entanglement generated in the laboratory for the first time For future technologies such as quantum computers and quantum encryption, the experimental mastery of complex quantum systems is inevitable. Scientists from the University of Vienna and the Austrian Academy of Sciences have succeeded in making another leap. While physicists around the world are

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                When TV shows reinvent themselves: how much is too much?      Cache   Translate Page      
      Juliette Harrisson
      Nov 7, 2018

      When a TV show moves away from its core concept, it can either relight the spark or snuff it out completely...

      The last thing any showrunner of a long-running TV series wants is for their show to turn stale. Episode after episode after episode for years and years of nothing but the same thing will soon have audiences turning off. So surely the answer is to keep the show fresh, right? Mix things up a bit, change things around a bit, maybe even reboot the show and send it in a new direction? That’ll keep audiences happy!

      Well, maybe. Rebooting or reinventing a show is a delicate thing, and there’s always a risk that audiences will simply long for the glory days when the show felt like the series they fell in love with. Shows that move their protagonists from high school to college know this only too well. As the pretence that older stars of high-school set shows are teenagers starts to wear increasingly thin as they age, to shake things up, the characters are moved on to college. New sets, new secondary characters and new issues (often accompanied by a new look for the stars) can freshen up the show, or they can make audiences who enjoyed a high school show long for the good old days. This often affects shows aimed at kids and teens, but high school set shows with a more general audience like Buffy The Vampire Slayer experience the same problems.

      Still, a soft reboot of that kind can be quite effective and outside of the high school to college move, other options are available. Battlestar Galactica (2004) never changed its core concept, but after the New Caprica arc that took place across the end of the second season and beginning of the third, various changes to the role and status of main characters and the ramp-up in the search for the ‘Final Five’ Cylons gave the show a significantly different feel. Cast changes are a common prompt for this kind of soft reboot, affecting shows like Sliders or Community, with the latter ramping up the more common high school to college transition by having some of its college students become teachers. The Walking Dead, The X-Files and numerous other shows have slightly shifted their tone and set-up as their cast changed, without entirely altering their core concept.

      Some reboots, however, make the show over in a more significant way. When done well, this can give a show a new lease of life. There is no better example of how well a hard reboot can work than Doctor Who, a show that has rebooted itself numerous times over 55 years. Of course, every time the Doctor regenerates, a reboot of some kind is in order, but arguably the three biggest reboots to the show have been the transition from Patrick Troughton’s Second Doctor to Jon Pertwee’s Third Doctor in 1970, the failed attempt to reboot the series as a US/UK hybrid in 1996, and the re-launch of the series in 2005. The latter two are well-known, but the significance of the reboot in 1970 shouldn’t be under-rated. A black and white series about an alien and his companions travelling across all of time and space suddenly became a colour series about an alien trapped on Earth in the (then future) 1980s, helping the army to fight monsters, and somehow they made it work.

      Not all hard reboots go so well, though. Meeting audience expectations is the real key to success; when you set up a show in a pilot, you make a promise to the audience that if they tune in each week, this is the show they’ll see. If you break that promise, they may turn off just as quickly as they do if it becomes stale.

      The key, then, is keeping the promise initially made to the audience about what the show would be despite the changes. When Angel: The Series rebooted itself in season five and put its heroic leads in charge of the evil law firm they had been fighting all these years, results were mixed. The change shook up the show and opened up new storylines, but even though the characters constantly questioned whether they had made the right choice, taking over their enemies’ business could be seen as a fundamental betrayal of what the show was and what it was about.

      One of the most common methods of rebooting a show is to shift the timeline in some way, whether it’s a small shift, like Parks And Recreation and New Girl setting their final seasons after a three-year time gap (in both cases, allowing the show to avoid a lengthy pregnancy storyline) or a much bigger shift. Once Upon A Time, for example, moved forward in time long enough that its young character Henry Mills had grown up into an adult with an (unknown) child of his own. Season seven also shifted the setting of the series from the small town of Storybrooke to the streets of Seattle, and piled third or fourth identities onto characters already suffering from severe multiple personality issues thanks to half a dozen different curses. Fan reaction was mixed, as while the show retained the key concept of a curse and characters with multiple identities, the feel of the show was very different.

      Similar time-shifts affected JJ Abrams’ Fringe in another example of a show going to a completely different place in its final season. Fringe was one of those shows that re-invented itself on a regular basis anyway, being an X-Files clone in season one, focused on two specific parallel dimensions in seasons and two and three, and playing around with alternate timelines and realities in season four. During the first two seasons, this was part of a clearly well thought out and carefully structured plan, built on highly satisfying revelations and clues dropped from early on.

      However, one common reason for a hard reboot, besides casting changes, is that a major story arc has concluded and the writers need to take the show to a new place to keep it going. Through seasons three and four, it felt more like the writers of Fringe were scrabbling to find their way now that their goal had been reached, as significant plot points (who will kill Oliva?) and even main characters’ children were written out or disappeared without trace, though the key concepts of the show remained in place.

      Then in season five, the series took a drastically different approach. The entire short season was set in a future timeline (complete with a grown-up child of main characters who look the same age as their parents, a common side effect of this sort of decision) and largely dropped the parallel dimension story that had dominated the show. A contemporary weird science show had become a futuristic dystopian show, and viewer reaction was really dependent on each individual viewer’s fondness for future dystopias.

      There’s always a danger of going too far with a hard reboot, and changing the show so completely that fans lose interest entirely because that promise made to the audience in the pilot has been broken. Another JJ Abrams show, Alias, became notorious for changing so much it was an almost entirely different show.

      Like Fringe, Alias featured a major reveal and change to its core concept late in season two, when Sidney’s identity was revealed, and the show started to flounder after that. In season three, Sidney got amnesia and lost her memories of what appear to have been two very eventful years; in season four, she became a black ops agent, and in season five, her new fiancée revealed himself to be someone entirely different to what she thought, Sloane tried to become immortal and the whole thing became increasingly bizarre. Other shows that have gone to some weird places due to cast changes, outside influences, or sheer lack of ideas on the part of writers include Heroes (infamously de-railed by a combination of not knowing what to do after season one’s arc was concluded, and a badly timed writers’ strike) and, to an extent, Lost (another JJ Abrams show – this is becoming a habit).

      Another danger with rebooting a show is that the writers start to develop a habit. As their first reboot gets inevitably mixed reactions, they try to correct the mistake by rebooting again, and again, until eventually they realise that the audience just want to watch the show in its original form, and try to go backwards. Red Dwarf, for example, has rebooted itself no less than six times over 12 (short) series, with varying results. The first reboot was most successful, and this seems to have been the source of (co)-writer Doug Naylor’s reboot addiction. Between Red Dwarf II and Red Dwarf III, the series was transformed from a quiet, studio-bound comic study of two main characters to a more action-adventure influenced sci-fi comedy with a bigger cast, plus more superficial changes including new sets and one main character having a sex change. The change was for the better, as the livelier pace of series III-V, combined with some hard sci-fi tropes used well, produced some classic comedy.

      Each successive reboot, however, produced diminishing returns. Red Dwarf VI still largely represented the show at a high point, but the lack of the titular ship is hard felt. Cast changes and some dubious new CGI in Red Dwarf VII resulted in some audience dissatisfaction, and then Red Dwarf VIII completely changed the entire concept of the show, adding numerous more cast members to Lister’s ‘last human being alive’. The mini-series Back To Earth tried to ape one of the show’s best episodes with extremely limited success, until the final reboot, giving us Red Dwarf X-XII, went back to the core concepts of III-V and recovered itself somewhat in fans’ eyes by returning to the form of the show they most loved.

      Of course, some shows have reboots built in to their concept from the start, like American Horror Story, which tells one self-contained story per season, each series of Blackadder, set in a different timeframe, or anthology shows like Inside No. 9 or Black Mirror. When there is no promise to the audience to break, writers have more freedom to play around with different ideas and concepts. Even Quantum Leap or Doctor Who, while not anthology shows in the strictest sense, have such flexible formats that every new episode is, in its own way, a soft reboot.

      Other shows, meanwhile, play it safe by not rebooting, and staying essentially the same. Although they risk becoming stale, this is often the safer option. Knock The Big Bang Theory and its sitcom status quo all you like, but it’s phenomenally successful, and we recently talked about Supernatural’s clever blend of on-going change with, at the core of the show, more of the same.

      Several current shows are in the middle of soft or hard reboots, while fans watch cautiously to see how successful they will be. Star Trek: Discovery, for example, has gone for a soft reboot, subtly altering the tone of the show through the first season and featuring a classic time skip going into the second, so far to praise and even some relief from fans.

      The Good Place, meanwhile, is in the middle of its second hard reboot, a result once again of the ‘we finished the story arc’ problem. After the big reveal at the end of season one, the show had to change direction in season two to keep itself going, and then do so again in season three; it may be about to shift gears yet again part-way through the third season. Ironically, too many changes can actually make a show stale, as audiences stop engaging in a narrative that they know is about to shift direction once again. Whether The Good Place has shifted too far from its core concept, or twisted its narrative one too many times in its effort keep its main characters together, only time will tell.


                Chaotic Quantum Double Delta Swarm Algorithm using Chebyshev Maps: Theoretical Foundations, Performance Analyses and Convergence Issues. (arXiv:1811.01945v1 [cs.NE])      Cache   Translate Page      

      Authors: Saptarshi Sengupta, Sanchita Basak, Richard Alan Peters II

      Quantum Double Delta Swarm (QDDS) Algorithm is a new metaheuristic algorithm inspired by the convergence mechanism to the center of potential generated within a single well of a spatially co-located double-delta well setup. It mimics the wave nature of candidate positions in solution spaces and draws upon quantum mechanical interpretations much like other quantum-inspired computational intelligence paradigms. In this work, we introduce a Chebyshev map driven chaotic perturbation in the optimization phase of the algorithm to diversify weights placed on contemporary and historical, socially-optimal agents' solutions. We follow this up with a characterization of solution quality on a suite of 23 single-objective functions and carry out a comparative analysis with eight other related nature-inspired approaches. By comparing solution quality and successful runs over dynamic solution ranges, insights about the nature of convergence are obtained. A two-tailed t-test establishes the statistical significance of the solution data whereas Cohen's d and Hedge's g values provide a measure of effect sizes. We trace the trajectory of the fittest pseudo-agent over all function evaluations to comment on the dynamics of the system and prove that the proposed algorithm is theoretically globally convergent under the assumptions adopted for proofs of other closely-related random search algorithms.


                Spectrally stable defect qubits with no inversion symmetry for robust spin-to-photon interface. (arXiv:1811.02037v1 [quant-ph])      Cache   Translate Page      

      Authors: Péter Udvarhelyi, Roland Nagy, Florian Kaiser, Sang-Yun Lee, Jörg Wrachtrup, Adam Gali

      Scalable spin-to-photon interfaces require quantum emitters with strong optical transition dipole moment and low coupling to phonons and stray electric fields. It is known that particularly for coupling to stray electric fields, these conditions can be simultaneously satisfied for emitters that show inversion symmetry. Here, we show that inversion symmetry is not a prerequisite criterion for a spectrally stable quantum emitter. We find that identical electron density in ground and excited states can eliminate the coupling to the stray electric fields. Further, a strong optical transition dipole moment is achieved in systems with altering sign of the ground and excited wavefunctions. We use density functional perturbation theory to investigate an optical center that lacks of inversion symmetry. Our results show that this system close to ideally satisfies the criteria for an ideal quantum emitter. Our study opens a novel rationale in seeking promising materials and point defects towards the realisation of robust spin-to-photon interfaces.


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                Solving SAT and MaxSAT with a Quantum Annealer: Foundations, Encodings, and Preliminary Results. (arXiv:1811.02524v1 [cs.ET])      Cache   Translate Page      

      Authors: Zhengbing Bian, Fabian Chudak, William Macready, Aidan Roy, Roberto Sebastiani, Stefano Varotti

      Quantum annealers (QAs) are specialized quantum computers that minimize objective functions over discrete variables by physically exploiting quantum effects. Current QA platforms allow for the optimization of quadratic objectives defined over binary variables (qubits), also known as Ising problems. In the last decade, QA systems as implemented by D-Wave have scaled with Moore-like growth. Current architectures provide 2048 sparsely-connected qubits, and continued exponential growth is anticipated, together with increased connectivity. We explore the feasibility of such architectures for solving SAT and MaxSAT problems as QA systems scale. We develop techniques for effectively encoding SAT -and, with some limitations, MaxSAT- into Ising problems compatible with sparse QA architectures. We provide the theoretical foundations for this mapping, and present encoding techniques that combine offline Satisfiability and Optimization Modulo Theories with on-the-fly placement and routing. Preliminary empirical tests on a current generation 2048-qubit D-Wave system support the feasibility of the approach for certain SAT and MaxSAT problems.


                Uniform continuity bounds for information characteristics of quantum channels depending on input dimension and on input energy. (arXiv:1610.08870v5 [quant-ph] UPDATED)      Cache   Translate Page      

      Authors: M.E. Shirokov

      We obtain continuity bounds for basic information characteristics of quantum channels depending on their input dimension (if it is finite) and on the input energy bound (if the input dimension is infinite). We pay a special attention to the case of a multi-mode quantum oscillator as an input system.

      First we prove continuity bounds for the output conditional mutual information for a single channel and for $n$ copies of a channel.

      Then we obtain estimates for variation of the output Holevo quantity with respect to simultaneous variations of a channel and of an input ensemble.

      As a result tight and close-to-tight continuity bounds for basic capacities of quantum channels depending on the input dimension are obtained. They complement the Leung-Smith continuity bounds depending on the output dimension.

      Finally, we obtain tight and close-to-tight continuity bounds for basic capacities of infinite-dimensional energy-constrained channels with respect to the energy-constrained Bures distance generating the strong convergence of quantum channels.


                Quantum Mechanics For Pedestrians 1: Fundamentals (undergraduate Lecture Notes In Physics) 2nd Ed. 2018 Edition      Cache   Translate Page      
      Jochen Pade / Physics / 2018
                Quantum Mechanics For Pedestrians 2: Applications And Extensions (undergraduate Lecture Notes In Physics) 2nd Ed. 2018 Edition      Cache   Translate Page      
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                MicroSilicon Hardware on Display at GOTECH 2018      Cache   Translate Page      

      MicroSilicon was invited to exhibit its Quantum RF system at GOTECH 2018 in collaboration with Soghan Energy.

      (PRWeb November 07, 2018)

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                Software Integration Engineer - IRYStec Software - Montréal, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
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                CT Technologist - Quantum Advantage Recruiting - Moorcroft, WY      Cache   Translate Page      
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                Quantum Interaction: 9th International Conference, Qi 2015, Filzbach, Switzerland, July 15-17, 2015      Cache   Translate Page      
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                Quantum Materials Corp. (QTMM: OTCQB) | Tier Change      Cache   Translate Page      
      Wed, Nov 07, 2018 12:00 - Quantum Materials Corp. (QTMM: OTCQB) - Tier Change - The symbol, QTMM, no longer is classified as Pink Current. As of Wed, Nov 07, 2018, QTMM resides in the OTCQB tier. You may find a complete list of tier changes at otcmarkets.com.
                New Norton Quantum3 Rightcut Cut-Off Wheels for Fast Cutting & Operator Comfort      Cache   Translate Page      
      The new&nbsp;Norton Quantum3 cut-off wheels from Saint Gobain designed for the operator features a rounded proprietary&nbsp;grain for faster cutting and less vibration. The products are available&nbsp;in four Type 01/41 and three Type 27/42 cutting application SKU&rsquo;s.

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                Scientists shuffle the deck to create materials with new quantum behaviors      Cache   Translate Page      
      Generating complex multi-principle element transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs) is essential for the future development of new generations of quantum, electronic, and energy conversion materials is difficult.


                Quantum plasma modification of the Lane-Emden equation for stellar structure      Cache   Translate Page      
      Дата и время публикации : 2012-04-19T12:16:41Z Авторы публикации и институты : Reinhard Schlickeiser Ian Lerche Christian Röken Ссылка на журнал-издание: International Review of Physics 2, 3 (2008)Коментарии к cтатье: Ссылка на журнал-издание не найденаПервичная категория: astro-ph.SR Все категории : astro-ph.SR Краткий обзор статьи: The proper quantum plasma treatment of the electron gas in degenerate stars [...]
                Q-TEC Performance Black Friday      Cache   Translate Page      
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                Singer-Songwriter Handywoman Promises to Reveal Secrets of the Great Pyramid      Cache   Translate Page      
      ​In southeastern Pennsylvania, the local MUFON chapter puts on monthly programs to “educate” (I guess) the public about issues relevant to UFOs. Next week they present “The Night We Rocked the Pyramids,” in which local minister Annabelle Wood, a self-described student of quantum physics, will discuss her experiences searching Egypt’s pyramids for hidden truths. Here is what the news release promises for the Nov. 13 event in Strafford, Penn. Be sure to read all [...]
                Q-TEC Performance Black Friday      Cache   Translate Page      
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                [ASAP] Effect of Plasmon Coupling on Quantum Efficiencies of Plasmon-Induced Charge Separation      Cache   Translate Page      

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                [ASAP] Solvent and Salt Effect on Lithium Ion Solvation and Contact Ion Pair Formation in Organic Carbonates: A Quantum Chemical Perspective      Cache   Translate Page      

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      DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b09892

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      All this while leveraging new display technologies such as 4K, HDR, wide-gamut, quantum dots and more! IRYStec is a pure software start-up, with several new...
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                Software Integration Engineer - IRYStec Software - Montréal, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      All this while leveraging new display technologies such as 4K, HDR, wide-gamut, quantum dots and more! Who are we and what do we do?...
      From IRYStec Software - Wed, 25 Jul 2018 15:39:05 GMT - View all Montréal, QC jobs
                Platform Developer - IRYStec Software - Montréal, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      All this while leveraging new display technologies such as 4K, HDR, wide-gamut, quantum dots and more! Who are we and what do we do?...
      From IRYStec Software - Wed, 25 Jul 2018 15:39:05 GMT - View all Montréal, QC jobs
                Samsung QN65Q6FN 65" 4K HDR Smart QLED HDTV (2017) $1297 at eBay      Cache   Translate Page      
      eBay with echo-and-optics has the Samsung Q6FN Series QN65Q6FNAFXZA 65" 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart QLED HDTV (Fall 2017 model) for $1297 with free shippingAmazon has it for $1 more.

    • 3840 x 2160 (4K UHD), QLED (Quantum Dot), HDR10, HDR10+, HLG Support
    • Built-in Wi-Fi, Samsung Smart Hub, OneRemote, Dolby Digital Plus, 4 x HDMI

    •           Your Soul Guidance with Saskia: with Melissa Joy about "Connecting to infinite possibilities through Matrix Energetics."      Cache   Translate Page      
      GuestMelissa Joy will introduce you to Matrix Energetics, the groundbreaking consciousness technology that provides for instantaneous and lifelong transformation at the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual levels. Based upon widely known principles of Quantum Physics, Matrix Energetics taps into the morphic field of infinite potential and provides easy access to infinite possibilities for all who choose to participate. Based upon widely-known principles of Quantum Physics, Matrix Energetics ...
                Your Soul Guidance with Saskia: The Geometry Code with Bruce Rawles      Cache   Translate Page      
      GuestAuthor, artist and student of non-dual metaphysics, Bruce Rawles, shares how quantum physics, mystery traditions and contemporary spiritual insights all lead toward a liberating, inclusive thought system. Ancient Hermetic laws become simple guideposts to recall the comforting realization that our judgments and interpretations can be gently released and replaced by guidance independent of special interests. Universal symbols, including those based on 'sacred geometry' can serve as reminders o ...
                Your Soul Guidance with Saskia: The Geometry Code with Bruce Rawles      Cache   Translate Page      
      GuestAuthor, artist and student of non-dual metaphysics, Bruce Rawles, shares how quantum physics, mystery traditions and contemporary spiritual insights all lead toward a liberating, inclusive thought system. Ancient Hermetic laws become simple guideposts to recall the comforting realization that our judgments and interpretations can be gently released and replaced by guidance independent of special interests. Universal symbols, including those based on 'sacred geometry' can serve as reminders o ...
                Your Soul Guidance with Saskia: -BioLumina:Quantum Physics and Super Nutrition, A Key to Evolving and Protecting our Consciousness with Lyndia Leonard      Cache   Translate Page      
      GuestToxic input is assaulting all of us on a daily basis. From chemicals in our air, food and water, to toxic relationships both personal and planetary. At this time, we need to be super pro-active and holistic in our approaches to both protect and evolve our consciousness and the temple it resides in by utilizing the best of mother nature and advanced quantum physics.
                Your Soul Guidance with Saskia: - Encore: Connecting to infinite possibilities through Matrix Energetics with Melissa Joy      Cache   Translate Page      
      GuestMelissa Joy will introduce you to Matrix Energetics, the groundbreaking consciousness technology that provides for instantaneous and lifelong transformation at the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual levels. Based upon widely known principles of Quantum Physics, Matrix Energetics taps into the morphic field of infinite potential and provides easy access to infinite possibilities for all who choose to participate. Based upon widely-known principles of Quantum Physics, Matrix Energetics ...
                Your Soul Guidance with Saskia: talks with Melissa Joy about "Connecting to infinite possibilities through Matrix Energetics."      Cache   Translate Page      
      GuestMelissa Joy will introduce you to Matrix Energetics, the groundbreaking consciousness technology that provides for instantaneous and lifelong transformation at the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual levels. Based upon widely known principles of Quantum Physics, Matrix Energetics taps into the morphic field of infinite potential and provides easy access to infinite possibilities for all who choose to participate. Based upon widely-known principles of Quantum Physics, Matrix Energetics ...
                Registered Nurse, RN Cath Lab - Quantum Advantage Recruiting - Buffalo, WY      Cache   Translate Page      
      Registered Nurse, RN Cath Lab Benefits:. Registered Nurse, RN Cath Lab Qualifications Skills:. 2 years Cardiac diagnostic and interventional Cath Lab experience...
      From Quantum Advantage Recruiting - Tue, 25 Sep 2018 06:14:23 GMT - View all Buffalo, WY jobs
                SIGNS YOU’RE ABOUT TO QUANTUM LEAP      Cache   Translate Page      

      Before you quantum leap, and move rapidly to the next level of income or business or life, the next level and iteration of YOU, be prepared for a period of, shall we say … testing. It doesn’t have to be this way, of course not. There’s certainly no RULE that in order to level up

      The post SIGNS YOU’RE ABOUT TO QUANTUM LEAP appeared first on Katrina Ruth.


                Reviews in Computational Chemistry, Volume 31      Cache   Translate Page      

       
      The Reviews in Computational Chemistry series brings together leading authorities in the field to teach the newcomer and update the expert on topics centered on molecular modeling, such as computer-assisted molecular design (CAMD), quantum chemistry, molecular mechanics and dynamics, and quantitative structure-activity relationships (QSAR). This volume, like those prior to it, features chapters by experts in various fields of computational chemistry

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                Mozilla Addons Blog: Friend of Add-ons: Jyotsna Gupta      Cache   Translate Page      

      Our newest Friend of Add-ons is Jyotsna Gupta! Jyotsna first became involved with Mozilla in 2015 when she became a Firefox Student Ambassador and started a Firefox club at her college. She has contributed to several projects at Mozilla, including localization, SuMo, and WebMaker, and began exploring Firefox OS app development after attending a WoMoz community meetup in her area.

      In 2017, a friend introduced Jyotsna to browser extension development. Always curious and interested in trying new things, she created PrivateX, an extension that protects user privacy by opening websites that ask for critical user information in a private browsing window and removing Google Analytics tracking tokens. With her newfound experience developing extensions, Jyotsna began mentoring new extension developers in her local community, and joined the Featured Extensions Advisory Board.

      After wrapping up two consecutive terms on the board, she served on the judging panel for the Firefox Quantum Extensions Challenge, evaluating more than 100 extensions to help select finalists for each award category. Currently, she is an add-on content reviewer on addons.mozilla.org and a Mozilla Rep. She frequently speaks about cross-browser extension development at regional events.

      When asked about her experience contributing to Mozilla, Jyotsna says, “It has been a wonderful learning experience for me as a Mozillian. When I was a student, Mozilla was something that I could add to my profile to enhance my resume. There was a time when I refrained myself from speaking up, but today, I’m always ready to speak in front of a huge number of people. Getting involved with Mozilla helped me in meeting like-minded people around the globe, working with diverse teams, learned different cultures, gained global exposure and a ton of other things. 
And I’m fortunate enough to have wonderful mentors around me, boosting me up to see a brighter side in every situation.”

      Jyotsna also has advice for newcomers to open source projects. “To the contributors who are facing imposter syndrome, trust me, you aren’t alone. We were all there once. We are here for you. May the force be with you.”

      Thank you so much for your many wonderful contributions, Jyotsna!

      To learn more about how to get involved in the add-ons community, please take a look at our wiki to see current contribution opportunities.

      The post Friend of Add-ons: Jyotsna Gupta appeared first on Mozilla Add-ons Blog.


                Registered Nurse, RN Cath Lab - Quantum Advantage Recruiting - Buffalo, WY      Cache   Translate Page      
      Within a day’s drive are Yellowstone, the Wind River, the Snowy Range and the Tetons, world renowned gems of Wyoming....
      From Quantum Advantage Recruiting - Tue, 25 Sep 2018 06:14:23 GMT - View all Buffalo, WY jobs
                CT Technologist - Quantum Advantage Recruiting - Moorcroft, WY      Cache   Translate Page      
      Within a day’s drive are Yellowstone, the Wind River, the Snowy Range and the Tetons, world renowned gems of Wyoming....
      From Quantum Advantage Recruiting - Tue, 25 Sep 2018 06:14:23 GMT - View all Moorcroft, WY jobs
                Experimental investigation of the low molecular weight fluoropolymer for the ultracold neutrons storage      Cache   Translate Page      
      arXiv:1811.01859

      by: Düsing, C.
      Abstract:
      The experimental setup for examining the low-molecular-weight fluoropolymer CF$_{3}$(CF$_{2})_{3}$-O-CF$_{2}$-O-(CF$_{2})_{3}$CF$_{3}$, which is a promising coating material for the walls of storage chambers for ultracold neutrons, is described. The results are detailed. The measurement data are interpreted in the model of a multilayer complex quantum-mechanical potential of the chamber walls.
                The Mystery of Things      Cache   Translate Page      
      The Mystery of Things
      author: A.C. Grayling
      name: Chris
      average rating: 3.73
      book published: 2004
      rating: 4
      read at:
      date added: 2018/11/07
      shelves: non-fiction
      review:

      … so we'll live,
      And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh
      At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues
      Talk of court news; and we'll talk with them too,
      Who loses and who wins; who's in, who's out;
      And take upon's the mystery of things,
      As if we were God's spies.
      -- King Lear


      This thoroughly enjoyable as well as informative collection of over fifty essays and reviews by the philosopher A C Grayling (its title inspired by Shakespeare) perfectly illustrates both the wide range of his interests and his ability to write engagingly, in a style that neither talks down to his audience nor spares them his sometimes forthright views.

      At the time of writing he is extremely active on social media decrying the disaster that is Brexit, taking British politicians to task over their wilful decisions and canvassing for a People's Vote; but -- even though you could argue this overshadows his day job -- differing philosophies are actually at the heart of this make-or-break point in the UK's history; and it's important to distinguish between rational arguments and emotional responses, which of course is the job of the philosopher.

      Unsurprisingly, then, The Mystery of Things also wanders the borderlands between reason and emotion. The first (and longest) section treats with the arts, from architecture to visual media, from film to drama and from language to literature. Some pieces ramble pleasantly without a firm conclusion -- how should we pronounce the surname variously written as Bruegel, Breughel and Brueghel, for example? -- while others gently question the aesthetics of much modern architecture or discourse on William Burroughs and on Shakespeare, on Austen and on the Brontës and on Goethe, on Latin and on French.

      After 'A Miscellany of Arts' Grayling goes on to 'Aspects of History', and here he casts his net equally wide, whether discussing the Bible as history, Hannibal traversing the Alps, Machiavelli, anti-Semitism or, indeed, The History of Philosophy: "Isaiah Berlin once remarked that what philosophers do in the privacy of their studies can change the course of history," he writes, going on to suggest that Berlin's thesis is "wholly generalisable":

      … for humanity lives by ideas, and many if not indeed most of the conflicts and turmoils, revolutions and resurgences that mark the epochs of history are driven by philosophies -- often half baked and usually less than half understood, dreadfully oversimplified when turned into slogans for mass consumption, and invariably destined to harden into stone if adopted by ruling establishments, so that to disagree with them is to risk all forms of punishment up to and including death.

      Grayling's final section, 'Spectating Science' similarly surveys a broad landscape: "I am not a scientist, but an admiring and fascinated observer of science, who tries to act upon the belief that all non-scientists should take an interest […] in what is happening in its major branches." On this admirable basis he plunges into quantum matters and genetics, wades through the murky waters of anti-science and alien abductions, examines the life scientific of Galileo, Newton and Marie Curie, and runs the gamut from human consciousness to life elsewhere in the universe.

      It's hard not to perpetually quote not just sentences but whole passages. It indubitably helps that I'm largely in agreement with his points of view, as for example when he writes that for humankind to become "a fraternity intent on saving itself and improving its mutual lot […] reason and kindness would have to flourish greatly at the expense of superstition, tribalism, enmities, greed and fear" -- even as he acknowledges that it is "a hopeless-seeming prospect".

      But philosophy is not an airy-fairy pursuit, whatever the nay-sayers assert: "Knowledge," he declares in his introduction, "is a great treasure, but there is one thing higher than knowledge, and that is understanding." If philosophy translates as 'a love of wisdom' I'd rather be wise and understanding before the event than after. Forewarned is fore-armed, as they say: we, as what Lear called 'God's spies', would therefore be in a position to do our damnedest to persuade others of the horrors that face us all if we continue our thoughtless race towards Armageddon.

                Whiplash awards make Ireland a Spoofer’s Paradise      Cache   Translate Page      

      ISME, the Irish SME Association welcomes this morning’s publication of the road accident whiplash data. The Association is calling for the immediate introduction of a legislative cap on general damages in the Book of Quantum. Commenting on the publication of today’s data, ISME CEO Neil McDonnell stated:  “The average PIAB award for a whiplash case … Continued

      The post Whiplash awards make Ireland a Spoofer’s Paradise appeared first on ISME.


                Nové myši SteelSeries Rival 650 a Rival 710      Cache   Translate Page      
      SteelSeries uvádí na trh bezdrátovou myš Rival 650 s rychlým nabíjením a pokročilou přenosovou technologií Quantum Wireless 2.4 GHz
                manutentionnaire - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Saint-Augustin, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation.... $14 an hour
      From Quantum Management Services - Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:09:37 GMT - View all Saint-Augustin, QC jobs
                journaliers(ères) à la construction - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Saint-Jean, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation. Nous apprécions votre intérêt pour ce poste.... $13.94 an hour
      From Quantum Management Services - Wed, 31 Oct 2018 03:24:48 GMT - View all Saint-Jean, QC jobs
                journalier(ère)/aide générale - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Saint-Jean, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      L’horaire de travail est de type continental, soit de 16 h 45 à 5 h 15 le matin (quart de 12 heures) et nous vous offrons un poste à long terme!... $17 an hour
      From Quantum Management Services - Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:14:13 GMT - View all Saint-Jean, QC jobs
                électromécanicien(ne) - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Saint-Jean, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation. Nous apprécions votre intérêt pour ce poste.... $45,000 - $55,000 a year
      From Quantum Management Services - Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:15:38 GMT - View all Saint-Jean, QC jobs
                journaliers(ères) de bout de ligne - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Saint-Jean, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      À ce titre, vous serez responsable de l’inspection et du contrôle final de la qualité des produits, de les embrocher et les mettre en boîte.... $34,000 a year
      From Quantum Management Services - Fri, 12 Oct 2018 21:21:42 GMT - View all Saint-Jean, QC jobs
                Technical Support Specialist - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Saint-Jean, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      Quantum is an equal opportunity employer. Please send your resume in Word format to Annick Wilson at the following address:. Ref.... $50,000 - $55,000 a year
      From Quantum Management Services - Fri, 12 Oct 2018 20:51:40 GMT - View all Saint-Jean, QC jobs
                technicien(ne) de service - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Rimouski, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      Si ce poste vous intéresse, veuillez envoyer votre CV en format Word à Marie Pier Dalpé à l'adresse suivante :.... $41,600 - $66,560 a year
      From Quantum Management Services - Wed, 24 Oct 2018 22:06:39 GMT - View all Rimouski, QC jobs
                chauffeur(se) – classe 1 (poste permanent) - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation.... $41,600 - $52,000 a year
      From Quantum Management Services - Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:31:21 GMT - View all Québec City, QC jobs
                réceptionniste - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation.... $39,000 - $42,900 a year
      From Quantum Management Services - Sat, 27 Oct 2018 02:00:26 GMT - View all Québec City, QC jobs
                permanent - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      Si ce poste vous intéresse, veuillez envoyer votre CV en format Word à Carol-Anne Lindsay-Tremblay à l'adresse suivante :.... $37,674 - $64,584 a year
      From Quantum Management Services - Sat, 27 Oct 2018 01:59:58 GMT - View all Québec City, QC jobs
                commis aux salles de conférence - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation.... $32,760 a year
      From Quantum Management Services - Sat, 27 Oct 2018 01:56:44 GMT - View all Québec City, QC jobs
                coordonnateur(trice) en immobilier - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation.... $45,000 - $55,000 a year
      From Quantum Management Services - Sat, 27 Oct 2018 01:29:17 GMT - View all Québec City, QC jobs
                Senior Software Developer - Anyon Systems - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      Anyon Systems is a quantum computing company located in the Greater Montreal Area. We work at the cutting edge of technology to develop and commercialize...
      From GlassDoor - Thu, 25 Oct 2018 22:41:02 GMT - View all Québec City, QC jobs
                coordonnateur(trice) administratif(ve) - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation.... $43,000 - $47,000 a year
      From Quantum Management Services - Tue, 23 Oct 2018 03:22:22 GMT - View all Québec City, QC jobs
                agent(e) administratif(ve) - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation.... $19.83 - $21.73 an hour
      From Quantum Management Services - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 20:52:29 GMT - View all Québec City, QC jobs
                superviseur(euse) des transports - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation.... $48,000 - $52,000 a year
      From Quantum Management Services - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 20:43:05 GMT - View all Québec City, QC jobs
                adjoint(e) administratif(ve) - Services de Gestion Quantum Ltée - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      Si vous nous suggérez un(e) ami(e) ou un(e) collègue, vous pourriez avoir droit à une prime de recommandation.... $17.31 - $27.68 an hour
      From Quantum Management Services - Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:20:17 GMT - View all Québec City, QC jobs
                Full Stack Developer - Anyon Systems - Québec City, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
      Anyon Systems is a quantum computing company located in the Greater Montreal Region. We work at the cutting edge of technology to develop and commercialize...
      From GlassDoor - Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:21:57 GMT - View all Québec City, QC jobs
                Registered Nurse, RN Cath Lab - Quantum Advantage Recruiting - Buffalo, WY      Cache   Translate Page      
      Registered Nurse, RN Cath Lab Benefits:. Registered Nurse, RN Cath Lab Qualifications Skills:. 2 years Cardiac diagnostic and interventional Cath Lab experience...
      From Quantum Advantage Recruiting - Tue, 25 Sep 2018 06:14:23 GMT - View all Buffalo, WY jobs
                Order Processing Specialist - Pure Storage - Salt Lake City, UT      Cache   Translate Page      
      The world is experiencing a technological revolution driven by AI, machine learning, virtual reality, quantum computing and self-driving cars -- all of which...
      From Pure Storage - Tue, 28 Aug 2018 06:24:19 GMT - View all Salt Lake City, UT jobs
                Technical Support Engineer II - FlashArray (Second Shift) - Pure Storage - Lehi, UT      Cache   Translate Page      
      The world is experiencing a technological revolution encouraged by AI, machine learning, virtual reality, quantum computing and self-driving cars -- all of...
      From Pure Storage - Fri, 19 Oct 2018 22:33:21 GMT - View all Lehi, UT jobs
                Technical Support Engineer II/III - Pure Storage - Lehi, UT      Cache   Translate Page      
      The world is experiencing a technological revolution driven by AI, machine learning, virtual reality, quantum computing and self-driving cars -- all of which...
      From Pure Storage - Sun, 07 Oct 2018 06:44:59 GMT - View all Lehi, UT jobs
                Technical Support Engineer II - NAS/ Storage - Pure Storage - Lehi, UT      Cache   Translate Page      
      The world is experiencing a technological revolution driven by AI, machine learning, virtual reality, quantum computing and self-driving cars -- all of which...
      From Pure Storage - Wed, 01 Aug 2018 06:20:10 GMT - View all Lehi, UT jobs
                Senior Network Security IAM Architect - Verizon - Westlake, TX      Cache   Translate Page      
      Quantum Secure SAFE. Machine to machine, service account, and application run-time account access. Deliver periodic technical training to internal stakeholders...
      From Verizon - Mon, 15 Oct 2018 18:58:40 GMT - View all Westlake, TX jobs
                Mechanical Engineer Intern-Quantum - Pride Mobility Products - Duryea, PA      Cache   Translate Page      
      Focus on continuous improvement, and consistently demonstrate good business judgment. Work effectively with all Pride departments to exceed internal and...
      From Pride Mobility Products - Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:04:47 GMT - View all Duryea, PA jobs
                Mechanical Engineer Intern-Quantum - Pride Mobility - Duryea, PA      Cache   Translate Page      
      Focus on continuous improvement, and consistently demonstrate good business judgment. Work effectively with all Pride departments to exceed internal and...
      From Pride Mobility - Wed, 24 Oct 2018 04:45:17 GMT - View all Duryea, PA jobs
                Tech Ops/Data Analyst - JP Morgan Chase - Columbus, OH      Cache   Translate Page      
      Ability to translate ambiguous business problems into a conceptual analytical and technical architecture. Experience with SMS, SCCM, BIS, Radia, Verum, Quantum,...
      From JPMorgan Chase - Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:34:03 GMT - View all Columbus, OH jobs
                Tech Ops Analyst/Engineer - JP Morgan Chase - Columbus, OH      Cache   Translate Page      
      Experience with SMS, SCCM, BIS, Radia, Verum, Quantum, CIMS, RSAM, EURC, SEAL, AppMap a big plus. Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively...
      From JPMorgan Chase - Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:33:48 GMT - View all Columbus, OH jobs
                Solution Architect - Data & Analytics - Neudesic LLC - New York, NY      Cache   Translate Page      
      Machine Learning Solutions:. The explosion of big data, machine learning and cloud computing power creates an opportunity to make a quantum leap forward in...
      From Neudesic LLC - Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:58:30 GMT - View all New York, NY jobs
                Industrial Control Technician - New York City DEPT OF ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION - Queens, NY      Cache   Translate Page      
      (IFX and Wonderware, Rockwell Software (RS) Logix 5000, In Touch Modicon Quantum).? Establish and maintain internal security controls to protect data integrity... $74,395 - $116,126 a year
      From NYC Careers - Sat, 27 Oct 2018 13:35:19 GMT - View all Queens, NY jobs
                Senior Network Security IAM Architect - Verizon - Branchburg, NJ      Cache   Translate Page      
      Quantum Secure SAFE. Machine to machine, service account, and application run-time account access. Deliver periodic technical training to internal stakeholders...
      From Verizon - Mon, 15 Oct 2018 18:57:52 GMT - View all Branchburg, NJ jobs
                Enterprise Pursuit Manager - Pure Storage - Boston, MA      Cache   Translate Page      
      The world is experiencing a technological revolution driven by AI, machine learning, virtual reality, quantum computing and self-driving cars -- all of which...
      From Pure Storage - Wed, 03 Oct 2018 22:31:54 GMT - View all Boston, MA jobs
                Tangerine Dream. Quantum Key (LP)      Cache   Translate Page      
      Tangerine Dream. Quantum Key (LP)#source%3Dgooglier%2Ecom#https%3A%2F%2Fgooglier%2Ecom%2Fpage%2F%2F10000 Музыкальный альбом группы "Tangerine Dream".

                Order Processing Specialist - Pure Storage - Salt Lake City, UT      Cache   Translate Page      
      The world is experiencing a technological revolution driven by AI, machine learning, virtual reality, quantum computing and self-driving cars -- all of which...
      From Pure Storage - Tue, 28 Aug 2018 06:24:19 GMT - View all Salt Lake City, UT jobs
                Technical Support Engineer II - FlashArray (Second Shift) - Pure Storage - Lehi, UT      Cache   Translate Page      
      The world is experiencing a technological revolution encouraged by AI, machine learning, virtual reality, quantum computing and self-driving cars -- all of...
      From Pure Storage - Fri, 19 Oct 2018 22:33:21 GMT - View all Lehi, UT jobs
                Technical Support Engineer II/III - Pure Storage - Lehi, UT      Cache   Translate Page      
      The world is experiencing a technological revolution driven by AI, machine learning, virtual reality, quantum computing and self-driving cars -- all of which...
      From Pure Storage - Sun, 07 Oct 2018 06:44:59 GMT - View all Lehi, UT jobs
                Technical Support Engineer II - NAS/ Storage - Pure Storage - Lehi, UT      Cache   Translate Page      
      The world is experiencing a technological revolution driven by AI, machine learning, virtual reality, quantum computing and self-driving cars -- all of which...
      From Pure Storage - Wed, 01 Aug 2018 06:20:10 GMT - View all Lehi, UT jobs
                Senior Network Security IAM Architect - Verizon - Westlake, TX      Cache   Translate Page      
      Quantum Secure SAFE. Machine to machine, service account, and application run-time account access. Deliver periodic technical training to internal stakeholders...
      From Verizon - Mon, 15 Oct 2018 18:58:40 GMT - View all Westlake, TX jobs
                Mechanical Engineer Intern-Quantum - Pride Mobility Products - Duryea, PA      Cache   Translate Page      
      Focus on continuous improvement, and consistently demonstrate good business judgment. Work effectively with all Pride departments to exceed internal and...
      From Pride Mobility Products - Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:04:47 GMT - View all Duryea, PA jobs
                Mechanical Engineer Intern-Quantum - Pride Mobility - Duryea, PA      Cache   Translate Page      
      Focus on continuous improvement, and consistently demonstrate good business judgment. Work effectively with all Pride departments to exceed internal and...
      From Pride Mobility - Wed, 24 Oct 2018 04:45:17 GMT - View all Duryea, PA jobs
                Tech Ops/Data Analyst - JP Morgan Chase - Columbus, OH      Cache   Translate Page      
      Ability to translate ambiguous business problems into a conceptual analytical and technical architecture. Experience with SMS, SCCM, BIS, Radia, Verum, Quantum,...
      From JPMorgan Chase - Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:34:03 GMT - View all Columbus, OH jobs
                Tech Ops Analyst/Engineer - JP Morgan Chase - Columbus, OH      Cache   Translate Page      
      Experience with SMS, SCCM, BIS, Radia, Verum, Quantum, CIMS, RSAM, EURC, SEAL, AppMap a big plus. Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively...
      From JPMorgan Chase - Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:33:48 GMT - View all Columbus, OH jobs
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                 Could Inelastic Interactions Induce Quantum Probabilistic Transitions?       Cache   Translate Page      
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      "Jeremy Heere, Welcome back to your Super Quantum Unit Intel-- Wait, you're not Jeremy." "No shit Sherlock." _____ female reader, apologies. i'm using the 2015 eric william morris version squip art not mine
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      Kérjük figyelmesen olvassa el a vásárlási és fizetési feltételeinket!
      Megbízható minőség, számlaképes eladótól a legjobb áron!
      A termék kompatibilitási listája: GoClever Quantum 700 Mobile Pro
      A Termék KÉSZLETEN Van!
      A vételár beérkezése után 1-2 munkanapon belül postázni tudjuk (Postázási napjaink: Hétfő és Csütörtök).
      Vásárlás után a vatera által küldött e-mail értesít? ben (az email cím minden esetben az Ön által vaterán megadott cím) megtalálja az utaláshoz szükséges információkat. Amennyiben ezeket nem kapja meg egy órán belül kérem ellenőrizze levelezőrendszere spam mappáját
      Utaláskor tüntesse fel a felhasználói nevét vagy a rendelési azonosítót a közlemény rovatban.
      Kérjük, hogy a rendelést követő 5 munkanapon belül utalja át a vételárat. Ellenkező esetben sajnos negatív értékeléssel kell újraindítanunk az aukciót.
      Szállítás:
      Szállítási költség: a "Szállítási és garanciális feltételek" menüpontban.
      Törékeny termékeket minden esetben körülményesen, buborékos fóliába tekerve, karton dobozban szállítunk, viszont kérem vegye figyelembe, hogy a normál szállítás nem biztosított a szállítmányozó cég által okozott károkért. Amennyiben törékenyként szeretné kezeltetni termékét kérem jelezze, a kiszállítás díját emailben egyeztessük.
      Alapesetben a vaterán megadott címre postázzuk a terméket, amennyiben ettől el szeretne térni minden esetben emailben jelezze ezt.
      Utánvéttel csak a legalább 3 pozitív visszajelzéssel rendelkező felhasználóknak teljesítjük a megrendelést. Utánvéttel csak külön kérésre postázunk, kérem ezzel kapcsolatban keressen emailben, telefonon.
      Ennél kevesebb visszajelzéssel rendelkező felhasználók, illetve a regisztráció nélküliek válasszanak más fizetési módot.
      Ajánlás nélküli postázás esetén nem áll módunkban felelősséget vállalni a kézbesítésért.
      Garancia:
      Garanciális probléma esetén e-mailben vegye fel velünk a kapcsolatot.
      Garanciával kapcsolatos ügyintézést, csak az általunk küldött
      számla meglétében tudjuk megkezdeni.
      Az általunk hirdetett alkatrészekre garanciát csak abban az esetben tudunk vállalni ha azt szakszervíz építette be. A probléma kezelés folyamán erről igazolást kérhetünk.
      A képek legtöbb esetben nem a termékről készültek, csak illusztrációk.
      Köszönjük, hogy egyetért vásárlási feltételeinkkel! További felmerülő kérdéseivel keressen minket bátran!
      További termékeinkért kattintson ide.
      Ide kattintva mentsen el minket a kedvenc eladói közé.
      Jogi nyilatkozat!
      Felhívjuk tisztelt vásárlóink figyelmét, hogy a termékek leírásában feltüntetett márkanevek, védjegyek csak és kizárólag a beazonosíthatóság, a kompatibilitás és a termék rendeltetésének jelzése érdekében szerepelnek! A meghirdetett alkatrészek nem gyári termékek, azaz nem a termékek leírásában szereplő védjegyek jogosultjaitól származnak. Az általunk forgalmazott alkatrészek nem a fent említett védjegyek jogosultjaitól vagy gyártójától származnak, azoktól teljesen független termékek. Az eladó a védjegyek jogosultjaival semmilyen üzleti kapcsolatban nem áll.
      Elállási jog: az Európai Parlament és a Tanács 2011/83/EU számú irányelvének, továbbá a fogyasztó és a vállalkozás közötti szerződések részletes szabályairól szóló 45/2014. (II. 26. ) Korm. rendelet szabályozása értelmében Felhasználó a megrendelt termék kézhez vételétől számított 14 napon belül indokolás nélkül elállhat a vásárlástól. Kivételt képez ez alól pl. a készleten nem tartott, csak rendelésre érkező, külön a vevő kérésére rendelhető termékek esete. További tájékoztatást a vásárlást követő emailben talál.
      A Kárpát medencén belül és kívül is bárhová eljuttatható a csomag.
      Határon túlra történő postázásért kérjük érdeklődjön privátban.
      Köszönjük, hogy benézett hozzánk!

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                Re: The Reference Frame: Wolchover, Ball face armies of brainwashed anti-quantum NPCs      Cache   Translate Page      

      I'm not alleging a contradiction in QM, only pointing out what I understand to be the "limited" (Bohr) application of classical "terms" (Motl) in understanding observation.


      You're clearly turning *everything* upside down. In your previous comment, you undoubtedly claimed a contradiction in QM when you wrote that it had to deny itself by using classical terms.

      Now, you assign the word "limited" to Bohr, although this word has *not* appeared in the quote you posted here (and there's no sense in which the classical terms used by QM are "limited" - the completely word "limited" is what *you* made up), while you assign the word "term" to me, although "classical terms" was used by Bohr in the quote, and that's the reason why I was writing about "classical terms" at all.

      So sorry, this discussion is so absolutely messed up that I don't want to read the rest of your comment and I banned you instead.

      Now I noticed that in your comment, you said you were in a philosophy department. That probably explains a lot. Sorry, I just can't stand pompous people who are as completely and 100% irrational as you are.


                Re: The Reference Frame: Wolchover, Ball face armies of brainwashed anti-quantum NPCs      Cache   Translate Page      

      Using classical terms to specify an experimental setup means neglecting its quantum properties. This neglect isn't for convenience but required for consistent application of QM. -- This is correct?


      Sorry, it surely doesn't sound correct to me. If my English is sufficient for understanding your sentences, you are saying that it is required in QM to neglect quantum properties - i.e. you're saying that there is some internal contradiction in QM or a self-denial of QM. No, there is none. Using classical terms like names of observables and statements that they have values doesn't contradict anything in QM - these statements exist in QM just like they existed in classical physics. QM is a new theory that allows to derive these statements and predictions from each other. I have explained these not so "subtleties" 5 times even in this very discussion. Why do you repeat all the things that contradict everything we said before?

      I have also explained why the application of QM is subjective and what it means about 500 times. These discussions are neverending and, according to my experience, a complete waste of time whenever the other side resembles you. Don't you understand how frustrated I must feel when, after some 10 comments, we're back to some basic and totally idiotic discussions about the internal consistency of QM? So sorry, I won't keep on bearing with you.


                Re: The Reference Frame: Wolchover, Ball face armies of brainwashed anti-quantum NPCs      Cache   Translate Page      

      "Classical physics is incompatible with the complementarity of the statements about observables." Agreed, the use of classical terms is limited, governed by complementarity. Using classical terms to specify an experimental setup means neglecting its quantum properties. This neglect isn't for convenience but required for consistent application of QM. -- This is correct?

      If so, I only don't understand what you mean by "subjective" and how that's supposed to help fix what we mean by "observation". I suspect a terminological difference. If we admit limited use of CM terms, this makes available a characterization of observation that I'd call "objective". Do you call it "subjective"? Or is the characterization in classical terms still missing a further ingredient in view of which you call the complete characterization "subjective"?

      Side question: my impression is that decoherence explains the possibility of neglecting quantum properties but doesn't establish its necessity (from a Copenhagen pov) in fixing the conditions for an observation. Is this correct?

      Thanks for bearing with me.


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                Quantum systems: Same, but different      Cache   Translate Page      
      Remarkable rules have been detected in the apparent chaos of disequilibrium processes. Different systems behave identically in many ways, if they belong to the same 'universality class'. This means that experiments can be carried out with quantum systems that are easy to handle, in order to obtain precise information about other systems that cannot be directly studied in the experiment -- such as the Big Bang.
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      Viajeros en el tiempoDonald P. Bellisario (1989 - 1993)



      Me acuerdo que era una de mis series favoritas cuando era un mocoso, por fin pude encontrar la serie online y me pude chutar los 97 episodios de las 5 temporadas que originalmente se transmitieron entre 1989 y 1993, yo le tenia muy buenos recuerdos y por fin la pude ver completa. El científico Sam Beckett crea una maquina del tiempo que lo llevara a ocupar por unas horas el cuerpo de otras personas para arreglar algo, por momentos parece un pedo religioso de hacer el bien y salvar personas y entregarse directamente a los deseos de un ser superior, el único contacto con su "presente" es un holograma llamado Al, que recibe indicaciones de una computadora con gran inteligencia emocional artificial llamada Ziggy que les da pistas sobre la misión que tienen que hacer en cierto tiempo limite, una vez que termina la tarea que le fue asignada brinca al siguiente cuerpo/tiempo, esperando que por fin llegue a casa.   




      Yo la vi aquí... No la recordaba tan sexosa, siempre salen morras lindas que le tiran el pedo al prota, por momentos hay capítulos bien chingones, bien profundos y al contrario hay unos bien flojos, malones y realmente pesan esos 50 minutos que dura cada episodio, el intro dura casi 3 minutos y otro pero es que al menos al inicio, no coinciden los saltos al final, quedando la duda si estás viendo el orden correcto. Ahí les dejo más impresiones: Las primeras dos temporadas son de minorías: el negro, el latino, el ilegal, la madre soltera, siempre manteniendo los  cliffhanger a todo lo que da, la tercera temporada se permite jugar con las reglas, romperlas, utilizar el salto en el tiempo en favor del protagonista con todas las consecuencias que eso trae consigo. El final de esa temporada es una maravilla, vale totalmente los capítulos aburridos y de relleno por un final tan bueno. La cuarta nos permite ver algo del presente de Sam, intercambiar papeles entre el moralista y cuadrado con el perverso y jugueton Al, conocer algo más del proyecto y las instalaciones mientras aparece un miedo real a la muerte y juegan mucho con los significados del viaje en el tiempo, cayendo incluso en contradicciónes, así como con todas las posibilidades de lo real y la realidad, al tomar otros cuerpos. La quinta inicia muy floja con la biografía del supuesto asesino de JFK, después hay una trilogía de episodios un tanto forzados con una mujer y su hija que repercuten en el presente del personaje principal más no en el hilo general de la serie, así como la aparición de otro viajero que se pudo explorar mucho más y nutrir la serie o incluso darle un nuevo giro, que a mi parecer fueron los dos más grandes fails de la serie, pues el final de la misma es sorpresivo, irrumpe, no creo que sea malo, simplemente te agarra en curva vienes de ver un guiño a Elvis y a Marilyn Monroe y de repente ¡pum! Fin.



      Lo mejor es que al tener tantos capítulos los creadores se dieron la oportunidad de explorar todos los géneros posibles: acción, suspenso, drama, thriller, comedia, coincidiendo con muchos artistas famosos y dándonos a entender que la vida como la conocemos hoy es gracias a la intervención de Sam y sus famosos: Ohh boy! al interactuar con personajes fácilmente reconocibles, como un músico, un escritor, actor, etc... En conclusión puedo decir: Que vale mucho la pena, acabo de ver el ultimo capitulo y sigo algo confundido,  A través del tiempo como conocen en España a esta serie, no es la primera ni la única, pero es indispensable para los fans de la ciencia ficción y los viajes en el tiempo. Scott Bakula se cuece a parte, demostrando ser un gran actor capaz de darle vida a casi 100 personajes, con su puñetazo noqueador y sus habilidades en muchas disciplinas, se rifa. Yo me la pase muy bien viéndola y espero que si ustedes la inician los atrape, pero más importante, dense la chance en su día a día de ser buen pedo con alguien, no sabemos como pequeños actos influyen en la vida de los demás y en verdad les deseo que tengan un buen regreso a casa.




      Yobailopogo!
       -La muerte es una puerta.
      Y nosotros somos como el saltamontes.
      Cuando morimos, mudamos una piel y nos ponemos otra.
      Y saltamos a una vida nueva del otro lado de la puerta.
      ¿Y si no hay nada detrás de la puerta?
      Entonces, yo pelearía para conservar esta piel tanto como pudiera
      porque sería todo lo que tendría.
      Pero no lo es.
      Toda la vida es una serie de saltos para nosotros, los saltamontes.
      - ¿Eh?
      - Supongo que es cierto.
      A veces vemos hacia dónde vamos.
      A veces no.
      ¿Alguna vez saltaste sin al menos sobrevivir?
      No.
      La próxima vez que saltes recuérdalo.
      ¿Está hablando con George o está hablando contigo, Sam?
      Y deja de intentar que me aferre a mi piel vieja.
      - ¿Está bien?
       Está bien-


                Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer (Physics) - University of KwaZulu-Natal - KwaZulu-Natal      Cache   Translate Page      
      The South African Research Chair in Quantum Information Processing. The School offers a vibrant educational and research environment in Chemistry....
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                 Physicists Just Made Quantum Data Storage Easier       Cache   Translate Page      
      Physicists from the University of Alberta announced a new method of storing quantum information that requires significantly less power and is easier to implement than existing alternatives.
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      Two-dimensional (2D) topological materials, including quantum spin/anomalous Hall insulators, have attracted intense research efforts owing to their promise for applications ranging from low-power electronics and high-performance thermoelectrics to fault-tolerant quantum computation. One key challenge is to fabricate topological materials with a large energy gap for room-temperature use. Stanene-the tin counterpart of graphene-is a promising material candidate distinguished by its tunable topological states and sizeable bandgap. Recent experiments have successfully fabricated stanene, but none of them have yet observed topological states. Here we demonstrate the growth of high-quality stanene on Cu(111) by low-temperature molecular beam epitaxy. Importantly, we discovered an unusually ultraflat stanene showing an in-plane s-p band inversion together with a spin-orbit-coupling-induced topological gap (~0.3 eV) at the Γ point, which represents a foremost group-IV ultraflat graphene-like material displaying topological features in experiment. The finding of ultraflat stanene opens opportunities for exploring two-dimensional topological physics and device applications.

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      Van der Waals heterostructures are synthetic quantum materials composed of stacks of atomically thin two-dimensional (2D) layers. Because the electrons in the atomically thin 2D layers are exposed to layer-to-layer coupling, the properties of van der Waals heterostructures are defined not only by the constituent monolayers, but also by the interactions between the layers. Many fascinating electrical, optical and magnetic properties have recently been reported in different types of van der Waals heterostructures. In this Review, we focus on unique excited-state dynamics in transition metal dichalcogenide (TMDC) heterostructures. TMDC monolayers are the most widely studied 2D semiconductors, featuring prominent exciton states and accessibility to the valley degree of freedom. Many TMDC heterostructures are characterized by a staggered band alignment. This band alignment has profound effects on the evolution of the excited states in heterostructures, including ultrafast charge transfer between the layers, the formation of interlayer excitons, and the existence of long-lived spin and valley polarization in resident carriers. Here we review recent experimental and theoretical efforts to elucidate electron dynamics in TMDC heterostructures, extending from timescales of femtoseconds to microseconds, and comment on the relevance of these effects for potential applications in optoelectronic, valleytronic and spintronic devices.

      PMID: 30397296 [PubMed - in process]


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      This is a perennial question I get asked the most. And it’s understandable too. Many aspirants who begin their Civils preparation are clueless about this exam’s demands and most cannot simply afford to go to Delhi and take coaching.
      There are a lot of doubts and misconceptions regarding whether to take coaching for Civils Services. So let me break it down for you.
      Note: Keeping beginners in mind, let me clarify that for the rest of the post, by coaching I mean the generic sense of the word: the act of going to an institute and attending their classes. Test series, coaching notes and mock interviews at coaching institutes are clearly distinct. So when I say coaching isn’t really necessary for GS, it implies that there isn’t any need to attend classes. I don’t mean to say that you should not take any test series, or read any coaching material.
      Q. Is coaching necessary?
      Think of an elite sportsman like Virat Kohli. Does he have a personal coach? Yes, he does. But would you say his career success is purely down to his coach? Of course not. Kohli trains and suffers day in day out, practices consistently to learn and improve his game. His self discipline, hard work and the burning determination to excel at the game is what makes him the elite player he is.
      Same goes with success in the civil services exam. Coaching merely helps you, it does not ensure you a rank. Your self study, consistency and the hard work you put in sitting at your study table matters far more than what you do in coaching classes.
      So if you are attending coaching classes, do take their notes, but you should not rely excessively on them and neglect standard books. In my first Mains, I did this mistake of depending on coaching notes disproportionately— I barely read any of the standard books. When I wrote my first Mains in 2012, my lack of conceptual clarity was evident. Unsurprisingly, I failed to get an interview call.
      Always remember that roughly, not more than 25-30% of your preparation should depend on coaching classes. To say that without coaching you cannot crack UPSC is to tell a lie. There are people who put in even that 25% of work by themselves and have cracked this exam (that is, they might have read coaching notes, but did not attend any classes.) So it depends on your personal belief, self discipline and your basic level of knowledge to determine whether you need coaching.
      Suppose you know what standard books to study, what coaching notes to refer to, and by reading them you are able to understand the subject, that’s brilliant and you don’t need coaching.
      On the other hand, if you are absolutely clueless about the exam process or the books you need to study, coaching institutes will definitely help you get a broad idea. But as I said, you still have to read standard books, make required notes and put in the work to outshine your competition.
      Q. How do you compare coaching in Delhi versus elsewhere?
      As I had said, coaching does not constitute more than 25-30% of your preparation. And there’s nothing profound about coaching institutes in Delhi.
      For those preparing in far flung areas, if you cannot afford to go to Delhi, that’s perfectly alright. You can get notes of all the major coaching institutes in most cities. So make a trip once to your nearby city, buy them from a bookstore and study on your own.
      Also, I believe internet has truly democratised information and made it accessible even to rural areas. These days many institutes are providing coaching classes via video lectures. You can opt for them too.
      Moreover, online websites (Mrunal, ForumIAS, CivilsDaily, Insights, IASBaba etc) have emerged as brilliant and affordable alternatives to traditional coaching institutes. So if you cannot go to Delhi to take coaching, you are not losing out on anything.
      Q. How helpful are coaching notes? Can they substitute standard books?
      Standard books are important because they are written from the ground up and they form the foundation of your knowledge. Once you read standard books, reading coaching notes not only becomes much easier, but you can also see where in that big picture does a small topic fit in.
      The problem with reading just the coaching notes is that they fail to you give you such big picture perspective. What you will be left with are fragmented concepts and broken knowledge which doesn’t stick for long in your memory. For long term memory, we need a topic’s context which is why you should always start with standard books.
      For example, when I started Anthropology, I first read Ember & Ember to get an overview of the subject. Afterward, when I referred to BrainTree coaching material, I could clearly see how a particular topic such as Primate Adaptation fit into the larger concept of Human Evolution. This is why standard books are indispensable.
      While reading coaching notes, remember these:
      • Coaching notes are helpful and easy to revise before the exam. But they can only supplement but never substitute standard books.
      • Always map your notes onto the chapters and topics in syllabus. Most coaching institutes do not cover the syllabus entirely. Even if they do, they usually rush through some chapters. So when you see a topic not covered well in your notes, read on your own from other sources and make notes.
      • Coaching notes and material come in handy to cover a specific topic. For example for a topic like Govt schemes, instead of you labouring to compile them from ministries’ websites, it’s better that you buy a compilation booklet of any institute. Smart work saves you a lot of time.
      • You have to remember that UPSC is not at all like a graduation exam. In college, it’s fairly easy to read just the notes and score really well. But in UPSC, the questions are of higher standard and of deeper analytical depth. None of the questions usually come directly from your coaching notes. It’s your clarity of concepts— especially in optional— that will help you write good answers.
      Q. How to choose which coaching institute to join?
      When you are thinking of joining a coaching institute, do not go by their advertisements. Many institutes simply put names of toppers even if they might have just paid a visit to their institute for an open mock interview because it was free. There are gradations of the level of association of a topper with an institute, and you need to recognise it before deciding to join them.
      It’s always advisable to take the opinion of people who had already taken coaching in that institute to make an informed decision. Their feedback should be given more weight, not pamphlets or advertisements.
      Q. What about the competence of teachers at coaching institutes?
      Many a time, aspirants (especially beginners) place too much trust and credibility in coaching teachers. Some teachers are indeed good but some are plain terrible. Especially in specialised subjects such as optional, reading standard books and referring to internet will tell you whether what you are being taught in coaching institutes is accurate or just rubbish.
      You can also search for topper’s blogs on that particular subject who would have put an accurate account of his/her opinion about the institute.
      Q. Should I take coaching for GS?
      General Studies is not quantum physics. UPSC only expects candidates to have a generalist understanding of a wide range of topics. So if you have the material with you and can study on your own, you will be able to understand the subject and hence GS coaching isn’t really necessary. You only need to go the market, buy the relevant GS material or coaching notes and study on your own.
      Q. Should I take coaching for optional subject?
      Optional requires in-depth specific knowledge and coaching definitely helps you in covering the syllabus systematically. Also, many engineering graduates find themselves clueless about arts subjects like philosophy, sociology etc.. Coaching will definitely be beneficial to those people.
      But as always, the caveat is that just like GS, you can prepare for optional yourself. I didn’t take any coaching for Anthropology and I scored 318.
      Q. How helpful are Test Series at coaching institutes?