Stan Letovsky

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**I Hate Microsoft**

[Written a long time ago; some updates in []'s.] If your Windows computer has stopped responding to your

commands, you have probably entered:

*****The

Microsoft Zone

*****, a horrifying realm beyond space and time, where bug-choked

software derails all your e...

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**Euler's Formula: A matLab tutorial**

This tutorial was developed in MatLab for my daughter Penelope as a companion to chapter 4 of Robert Crease's The Great Equations , on Euler's Equation . Euler was a legendary calculator who spent his entire life doing calculations. Imagine if he had had ...

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**Euler's Formula: A matLab tutorial**

This tutorial was developed in MatLab for my daughter Penelope as a companion to chapter 4 of Robert Crease's The Great Equations , on Euler's Equation . Contents a value an expression assigning to a variable recalling a variable ; after means don't show...

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Companion to Euler's Formula Contents a value an expression assigning to a variable recalling a variable ; after means don't show the results a complicated expression showing *, exponentiation, grouping calling a named function a row vector transpose operat...

Companion to Euler's Formula Contents a value an expression assigning to a variable recalling a variable ; after means don't show the results a complicated expression showing *, exponentiation, grouping calling a named function a row vector transpose operat...

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**Improbability**

In recent decades the Anthropic Principle has moved from the fringe of physics to a grudgingly accepted part of normal discourse, along with the related idea of the Multiverse . The antrhropic principle says that we can only observe universes compatible w...

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**Map of the Universe**

Sean Carroll's excellent From Eternity to Here inspired me to create a map of the universe that capture some of the essential physics. I used Photoshop to assemble the collage below from the components described underneath. It shows a timeline of the univ...

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**Map of the Universe**

Inspired by Sean Carroll's excellent From Eternity to Here to create a map of the universe, I used Photoshop to assemble this collage from the components described underneath. The ingredients of the collage are: Timeline of the Universe, from NASA's WMAP p...

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**Map of the Universe**

Inspired by Sean Carroll's excellent "From Eternity to Here", I photoshopped image below from various components. Discussion to follow.

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**Conscious Computers**

Lately my thoughts have been returning to AI, the discipline

in which I earned my doctorate 27 years ago (during the 2 nd AI winter ) before drifting

into bioinformatics, where I spent my subsequent career. To date AI has underperformed the expectations of ...

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**I Hate Microsoft**

[Written a long time ago; some updates in []'s.] If your Windows computer has stopped responding to your

commands, you have probably entered:

*****The

Microsoft Zone

*****, a horrifying realm beyond space and time, where bug-choked

software derails all your e...

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