Monthly Archives: January 2017

Big Data: Beyond Digital: The Return of Analog Computing

Big data chews on larger and larger piles of bits, with great success, which some say is running into asymptotic limits. The non-linear next step might be to return to the old debate between analog and digital computing where in … Continue reading

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Nano-Technology Computer

This non-linear idea explores the possibility of setting up a sub-atomic configuration that will be allowed to change according to well understood natural laws, such the final state of the configured system will represent a mathematical solution to a complicated … Continue reading

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Relative Entropy

This non-linear idea explores the possibility that order and entropy are relative to the observer. We normally say that a neat line of some 100 cubes is more organized (has less entropy) than the same hundred cubes strewn all over … Continue reading

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