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The Quantum Agent
Investigating how the quantum measurement process might be related to the emergence of intelligence, agency and free will.

First Things First: The Physics of Causality
Why do we remember the past and not the future? Untangling the connections between cause and effect, choice, and entropy.

Can Time Be Saved From Physics?
Philosophers, physicists and neuroscientists discuss how our sense of time’s flow might arise through our interactions with external stimuli—despite suggestions from Einstein's relativity that our perception of the passage of time is an illusion.

A devilish new framework of thermodynamics that focuses on how we observe information could help illuminate our understanding of probability and rewrite quantum theory.

Gravity's Residue
An unusual approach to unifying the laws of physics could solve Hawking's black-hole information paradox—and its predicted gravitational "memory effect" could be picked up by LIGO.

February 18, 2020

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Gevin, the pendulum swings thus new ideas[link]

it may be of interest that the pendulum metaphore, involves not the usual discription(like a clock pendulum with a solid wieght?)..but a back to back open "tube", rather like a open hourglass?

Scott, a most excellent article, best I have read here yet. You should have gone more into the title theme but perhaps your limited to two pages. Thanks.


Great work, I enjoyed Five Ages immensely. There remains however a future not being considered by the mainstream of cosmological science, in fact physicists seem quite oblivious to one particular scenario, and I can’t help but liken this blindness to the thirty years after Hubble until the MBR was discovered in 1965,...

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