Born to do Math 105 - Human Beings as Mathematical Structures (2)
Scott Douglas Jacobsen & Rick Rosner
January 22, 2019
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Rick Rosner: ...Your choices are fairly simple. It is either open or closed. That is still only one molecule out of basically trillions in your body. It is the combination of trillions working together based on systems that have evolved over 4 billion years; that makes thems sense complicated and mathematical.
But when you get down to it, it is still mathy. When we get into the era of big data, humans can only understand things up to a certain amount of information. But as we build bigger and bigger information understanding structures, they will understand things that we can only understand in an indirect way.
We only understand things in an approximate way. Bigger information processing entities will be able to understand things better. I read the book 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. One of the chapters is that humans don't understand anything.
I guess they did an experiment asking people if they understand how zippers work. Most said, "Yes!" But then they tried to explain, most failed. I think data entities of the future will understand things that we understand only half-assedly in much greater depth.
They will have a much greater understanding and appreciation of the mathiness of the messiness of the human body, where we can only understand it in little bits.
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American Television Writer
According to semi-reputable sources, Rick Rosner has the world’s second-highest IQ. He earned 12 years of college credit in less than a year and graduated with the equivalent of 8 majors. He has received 8 Writer’s Guild Award and Emmy nominations, and was named 2013 North American Genius of the Year by The World Genius Registry.
He has written for Remote Control, Crank Yankers, The Man Show, The Emmy Awards, The Grammy Awards, and Jimmy Kimmel Live!. He has also worked as a stripper, a bouncer, a roller-skating waiter, and a nude model. In a TV commercial, Domino’s Pizza named him the World’s Smartest Man. He was also named Best Bouncer in the Denver Area by Westwood Magazine.
He spent the disco era as an undercover high school student. 25 years as a bar bouncer, American fake ID-catcher, 25+ years as a stripper, and nude art model, and nearly 30 years as a writer for more than 2,500 hours of network television. He lost on Jeopardy!, sued Who Wants to Be a Millionaire over a bad question, and lost the lawsuit. He spent 35+ years on a modified version of Big Bang Theory. Now, he mostly sits around tweeting in a towel. He lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife and daughter.
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