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CATEGORY: It From Bit or Bit From It? Essay Contest (2013) [back]
TOPIC: "It from Bit or Bit from It?" by Giacomo Alessiani [refresh]
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Author Giacomo Alessiani wrote on Jul. 5, 2013 @ 16:50 GMT
Essay Abstract

About three years ago I had an idea about fundamental point of view on EM waves propagation and Knots theory . Those two led me to a special naive expression of measurable element.

Author Bio

I live now in foreign country but i am involved into physics and chemistry for job needs. I have a superior grade in Industrial Chemistry . And I am actually involved in PU industry.

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James Lee Hoover wrote on Jul. 5, 2013 @ 21:11 GMT
Giacomo,

If given the time and the wits to evaluate over 120 more entries, I have a month to try. My seemingly whimsical title, “It’s good to be the king,” is serious about our subject.

Jim

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Author Giacomo Alessiani wrote on Jul. 6, 2013 @ 03:24 GMT
Mr. Hoover,

first of all thank You, really, for pleasant expressions.

I wrote my essay the last day useful but I gave my best.

For the future, I usually use an automatic translator for spelling, grammar and meanings , in order to help my poor English.

This is not a small problem.

Thanks again. The best things to Your person, Fqxi staff and to all futures,

welcome, posts.

Giacomo Alessiani

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Manuel S Morales wrote on Jul. 6, 2013 @ 11:32 GMT
Giacomo,

As of 7-6-13, 2:31 am EST, the rating function for your essay is not available. Sorry I can't help you out right now by rating your essay. NOTE: I have logged in using a PC and a MAC and different browsers but it appears to be a site function issue.

Manuel

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Author Giacomo Alessiani replied on Jul. 6, 2013 @ 15:39 GMT
Manuel,

it is better like this .This mean that You have more time to express it.

I think the staff is there and they will

repair any problem. Ok, They have a great job now, 120 essays.

Please try again later. What matters to me is:

read well My job with large calm and that You understood

the elements in it. There Are not much, because

aiming on some fundamentals.

Do You see which ones ?

One is: my English is unbearable!!



Thanks a lot.

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Manuel S Morales replied on Jul. 7, 2013 @ 21:07 GMT
Giacomo,

I have sent an email requesting that FQXi extend to those of you who had their essay posted on July 5, 2013, be allowed additional days to compensate for the days of not being able to rate these essays.

My experience in conducting the online Tempt Destiny (TD) experiment from 2000 to 2012 gave me an understanding of the complexities involved in administrating an online competition which assures me that the competition will be back up and running soon. Ironically, the inability of not being able to rate the essays correlates with the TD experimental findings, as presented in my essay, which show how the acts of selection are fundamental to our physical existence.

Anyway, I hope that all entrants will be allocated the same opportunity to have their essay rated when they are posted, and if not possible due to technical difficulties, will have their opportunity adjusted accordingly. Best wishes to you with your entry.

Manuel

PS I will be reviewing and rating your entry after this function has been turned back on.

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Manuel S Morales replied on Jul. 10, 2013 @ 03:01 GMT
Sorry Giacomo,

I have received word that although it was unfortunate that there was a delay in conducting the ratings, no extensions to the final deadline will be made. I will keep this in mind when I get a chance to review your essay later this week.

Best wishes,

Manuel

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Hoang cao Hai wrote on Jul. 7, 2013 @ 05:49 GMT
Dear Giacomo

The use "ant" and "straw" to compare and describe for problem of you seems to make ​​things get even more confusing.

And to change the atmosphere "abstract" of the competition along with demonstrate for the real preeminent possibility of the Absolute theory as well as to clarify the issues I mentioned in the essay and to avoid duplicate questions after...

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Author Giacomo Alessiani replied on Jul. 7, 2013 @ 20:17 GMT
Graceful Mr.Hoang

thanks a lot for Your interest, can I believe You read my essay?

Best Regards.

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Akinbo Ojo wrote on Jul. 9, 2013 @ 11:52 GMT
Hello Giacomo,

A good essay for one written on the very last day. I am sure if you had more time it will be better. The beauty of FQXi contest is that you can rate essays no matter what you submit. Have a look at my essay here and rate high if you like it. I hope the English easy to understand.

Best of luck.

Cheerio,

Akinbo

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Anonymous replied on Jul. 9, 2013 @ 20:42 GMT
Dear Akinbo,

thanks , thanks a lot . You are right my essay could be more defined .

I am very happy for Your vote and I will reply soon.

I f You have time, read it again. And tell me more .

My Best Regards.

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Satyavarapu Naga Parameswara Gupta wrote on Jul. 11, 2013 @ 23:15 GMT
Dear Giacomo,

Thank you for presenting your nice essay. I saw the abstract and will post my comments soon. So you can produce matter from your thinking or from information description of that matter. . . . ?

I am requesting you to go through my essay also. And I take this opportunity to say, to come to reality and base your arguments on experimental results.

I failed mainly...

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Author Giacomo Alessiani replied on Jul. 12, 2013 @ 21:32 GMT
Dear Mr. Gupta,

I am glad to know You appreciate my essay. It simple, and can be largely developed, almost into my hopes.

I do not have much time available in this period. So, i will spent my weekend , for a good reading and understanding.

I already gave a look to Your nice job.



My Best Regards. Giacomo Alessiani.

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Satyavarapu Naga Parameswara Gupta replied on Jul. 30, 2013 @ 00:31 GMT
Dear Giacomo,

You are correct, Thank you for the reply.

I am sorry in the delay in replying you. I did not check the replies. FQXi should have issued a notification that you have replied....

It was my proposition, it was not an inference to your essay. What I mean is that we should be more close experimental results for our propositions.

I think we form a picture of anything in our mind, and keep them in our memories. We communicate about that picture to others, which we call information. When we die we loose all these pictures and memories.

Now in this context, can we create material from information...?

You can discuss with me later after this contest closes also.

Best

=snp

snp.gupta@gmail.com

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Richard N. Shand wrote on Jul. 12, 2013 @ 21:09 GMT
Dear Giacomo,

Thank you for your insightful essay. I agree with you that the It is from the Qubit. Scale is key. The conditional entropy of the local observer and global quantum potential reciprocally weave the web of interactions that generates relativistic spacetime. (See my essay "A Complex Conjugate Bit and It".)

I am particularly interested in following up on how continuous symmetries can be recovered from desecrate ones due to quantum interference between paths.

Best wishes,

Richard Shand

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Author Giacomo Alessiani wrote on Jul. 12, 2013 @ 21:39 GMT
Mr. Shand,

i am about to think , i am not the right 'Giacomo' , You are writing to.



I believe more , You ' re looking for Mr. D'Ariano, into my essay , there is no

trace about Qubit. Or better the Qubit, as smaller element in nature by my point of view it is not strictly defined by quantum world's elements.

My Best Regards. Giacomo Alessiani.

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Vladimir Rogozhin wrote on Jul. 14, 2013 @ 09:42 GMT
Hello Giacomo,

Contests FQXi - this is a competition for new ideas and answers to the fundamental questions of science. You give them. I fully agree with you: «By my point of view, the bit of information is based on a main assumption: the perfect stability of a value can be information, a bit. The value of information bit, must necessarily come from an alteration of a state. And is this state, if changed, to provide the necessary transformation, to take on the new data.»

In your essay clearly visible key concepts for the understanding of the phenomenon and the nature of the information, "state", «stability», "generation", "change", "vector" (Latin - "bearing"), "generation" of new structures. Excellent rating. See my essay. I think we are close in spirit and direction of research.

Vi auguro successo, con rispetto,

Vladimir

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Akinbo Ojo wrote on Jul. 17, 2013 @ 10:52 GMT
Hello Giacomo,

As the contest in Wheeler's honor draws to a close, leaving for the moment considerations of rating and prize money, and knowing we cannot all agree on whether 'it' comes from 'bit' or otherwise or even what 'it' and 'bit' mean, and as we may not be able to read all essays, though we should try, I pose the following 4 simple questions and will rate you accordingly before July 31 when I will be revisiting your blog.

"If you wake up one morning and dip your hand in your pocket and 'detect' a million dollars, then on your way back from work, you dip your hand again and find that there is nothing there…

1) Have you 'elicited' an information in the latter case?

2) If you did not 'participate' by putting your 'detector' hand in your pocket, can you 'elicit' information?

3) If the information is provided by the presence of the crisp notes ('its') you found in your pocket, can the absence of the notes, being an 'immaterial source' convey information?

Finally, leaving for the moment what the terms mean and whether or not they can be discretely expressed in the way spin information is discretely expressed, e.g. by electrons

4) Can the existence/non-existence of an 'it' be a binary choice, representable by 0 and 1?"

Answers can be in binary form for brevity, i.e. YES = 1, NO = 0, e.g. 0-1-0-1.

Best regards,

Akinbo

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Anonymous replied on Jul. 18, 2013 @ 01:29 GMT
Graceful Mr. Ojo,



I like this extra , my point is, any information is related to an amount of energy. This energy have its own " virtual copy" into our brain or memory.

But , the gap of energy, between an atom and its copy in our brain is amazingly big...

A number, if You think about it, it is made of electric charge into neurons and the amount of energy will be, at rest,

c ^2 per (mass of electrons involved).

But , human brain and some other species, can be also creative . So,

a brain can produce the answer before the proof, and , when it is creative is in advance on time and do not much more than this.

The last chance, human brain can achieve somehow to a type of quantum entanglement, and receive from the future, answers about a problem.

By my point of view , Science with theory and practice have to focus on EM nature, frequency , period, wavelength, its interaction with space-time geometry . Because is the speed of light to carry information in our reality.

Answers to our brain can not be only 0 or 1 because the neurons are connected together by 3, 4 , 5 organic junctions .

A neuron can diverge the right answer to many outputs.

This mean that a million dollar can be a lot of money for Mario but not too much for Enzo , because Enzo is a very rich man.

Also into my formula m2v2 + m1v1 = nMz ... the n is the number of rotation. This number can be integer or less than 1, 234, -45. My 'Basicbit' of information can give a wide typology of answers. My simple formula is very "flexible". Do You agree with this point ?

I think my score will increase after this contest :-) :-)

My Best Regards

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Akinbo Ojo wrote on Jul. 18, 2013 @ 09:46 GMT
Dear Giacomo,

I have read your essay and will score you m2v2, m1v1 which is a high score although the answer you gave to the 4 questions is not binary.

All the best in the contest. You can see my essay and rate also m2v2, m1v1.

Regards,

Akinbo

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Author Giacomo Alessiani replied on Jul. 18, 2013 @ 23:44 GMT
Dear Mr. Ojo

this last post is "friendly" ?

I do not get the meaning of "You can see my rate also m2v2, m1v1".

If You do not understand the right sense of My essay, I will

post something to help You.

I am reading most of the essays and it will take a lot of time...



The best for You , now and in the future. Giacomo Alessiani.

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Sreenath B N wrote on Jul. 24, 2013 @ 07:21 GMT
Dear Giacomo,

I have down loaded your essay and soon post my comments on it. Meanwhile, please, go through my essay and post your comments.

Regards and good luck in the contest,

Sreenath BN.

http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/1827

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Christian Corda wrote on Jul. 25, 2013 @ 17:20 GMT
Dear Giacomo,

As I told you in my Essay page, I have read your particular Essay. As you correctly stress, the topic of the competition is not exactly the one in your Essay. On the other hand, I appreciate people who "think outside the box" and are not confined within the standard thinking. Also, your Essay gave me fun. Thus, I am going to give you a good rate.

Cheers,

Ch.

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Author Giacomo Alessiani replied on Jul. 30, 2013 @ 22:10 GMT
Mr. Corda ,

thanks for the comment.

My Best Regards.

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Peter Jackson wrote on Jul. 29, 2013 @ 10:36 GMT
Giacomo,

I entirely agree with the principle of physical objects being essential, along with measurability. I apply and carefully define those in my own essay with interesting results, confirming their importance.

I do like your simple analogy, which in a way I've extended, covering all the infinite intermediate angles the straw end could be bent to, along with each 'rotated' angle of the straw, giving a 'Bloch sphere' of infinite detail to nature between binaries 0 and 1. I hope you may read it.

Well done for your clear fundamental description and realist view, always difficult to achieve in a strange language ..like physics!

Best wishes

Peter

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Author Giacomo Alessiani replied on Jul. 30, 2013 @ 22:13 GMT
Mr. Jackson,

really thanks for the comment. Bloch sphere ? Very interesting .

Do You think the relation into my essay can be a kind of Malus law ?

My Best Regards.

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Peter Jackson replied on Jul. 31, 2013 @ 11:21 GMT
Giacomo,

There is a link, which is the correspondence between the sphere and a plane, or the circle and a line. The intersections with the perimeter will be a non linear relationship as the line moves across the circle, giving the cosine 'wave'. This is of absolute fundamental importance in explaining the EPR paradox without FTL.

Adding a good number of points to yours now (I hope you may have done or do the same for mine).

Perhaps the rotating straw with infinitely varying angles may become an icon in unification!

Best wishes

Peter

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Antony Ryan wrote on Jul. 30, 2013 @ 15:04 GMT
Hello Giacomo,

You make a very valid point, that we as humans can indeed influence information and reality. This is something that needs to be said, but hasn't been put across in other essays quite so well. I think you're right! My essay deals with observers and being observed, so perhaps touches on an aspect of what you say in conclusion about acquisition too. Please take a look if you get the chance.

I agree that the Uncertainty Principle was one of the most important milestones in physics in the last century.

Best wishes,

Antony

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Author Giacomo Alessiani wrote on Jul. 30, 2013 @ 22:16 GMT
Mr. Ryan,

thanks for reading my essay. I will check contest's works for the next year and above. I hope to enter into the next contest.



My Best Regards.

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john stephan selye wrote on Aug. 1, 2013 @ 22:14 GMT
Having read so many insightful essays, I am probably not the only one to find that my views have crystallized, and that I can now move forward with growing confidence. I cannot exactly say who in the course of the competition was most inspiring - probably it was the continuous back and forth between so many of us. In this case, we should all be grateful to each other.

If I may, I'd like to...

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eAmazigh M. HANNOU wrote on Aug. 4, 2013 @ 18:50 GMT
Dear Giacomo,

We are at the end of this essay contest.

In conclusion, at the question to know if Information is more fundamental than Matter, there is a good reason to answer that Matter is made of an amazing mixture of eInfo and eEnergy, at the same time.

Matter is thus eInfo made with eEnergy rather than answer it is made with eEnergy and eInfo ; because eInfo is eEnergy, and the one does not go without the other one.

eEnergy and eInfo are the two basic Principles of the eUniverse. Nothing can exist if it is not eEnergy, and any object is eInfo, and therefore eEnergy.

And consequently our eReality is eInfo made with eEnergy. And the final verdict is : eReality is virtual, and virtuality is our fundamental eReality.

Good luck to the winners,

And see you soon, with good news on this topic, and the Theory of Everything.

Amazigh H.

I rated your essay.

Please visit My essay.

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Franklin Hu wrote on Aug. 7, 2013 @ 05:35 GMT
Based on your title, I was hoping you were going to directly address the topic, but what I see is something about a straw bending and I'm not sure how this relates.

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Cristinel Stoica wrote on Aug. 7, 2013 @ 07:37 GMT
Hi, votes are vanishing again.

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Paul Borrill wrote on Aug. 7, 2013 @ 18:45 GMT
Dear Giacomo,

I have now finished reviewing all 180 essays for the contest and appreciate your contribution to this competition.

I have been thoroughly impressed at the breadth, depth and quality of the ideas represented in this contest. In true academic spirit, if you have not yet reviewed my essay, I invite you to do so and leave your comments.

You can find the latest version of my essay here:

http://fqxi.org/data/forum-attachments/Borrill-TimeOne-
V1.1a.pdf

(sorry if the fqxi web site splits this url up, I haven’t figured out a way to not make it do that).

May the best essays win!

Kind regards,

Paul Borrill

paul at borrill dot com

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Giacomo Alessiani replied on Aug. 9, 2013 @ 02:25 GMT
Mr. Paul Borrill,

thank You for visit my page in this contest.

Can I think, do You read my essay ?

What do You think about it ?

It is possible for example that the Uncertainty Principle can be rewritten, a new version, as I do into my essay ?

It is possible, as in our scale , bending an object we produce together a change into

the impulse ? And also in the quantum scale ?

Clear, the impulse of a body in motion.

This kind of argument is what I would like share with other

physicists or else field of science and knowledge.

I hope , this is a new important page, I mean the essay, as many other ones ,

I have read during this month.

Thank You Mr. Borrill , My Best Regards.

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