## Friday, 8 September 2017

### Born to do Math 75 – Principia (Part 2)

Born to do Math 75 – Principia (Part 2)
Scott Douglas Jacobsen & Rick Rosner
September 8, 2017

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Rick Rosner: But it is not like the quantum world phenomena necessarily reflects the operations explicit in the macro world. I think you can draw helpful analogies, like the idea that every driver is like a black box, which is basically defensive driving. That driver is, to some extent, unpredictable.

Then you can base this on your experience of drivers in similar cars. You can assign a probability cloud to what people will do. Where a 1988 Cadillac driven by an old person will have a different probability cloud then a 2007 Audi driven by a 28-year-old guy with his satellite radio.

One is more likely to—the Audi is more likely to pull a dick move on you, to pull into your lane because your lane has fewer people in it. Whereas the 1988 Cadillac is more likely to be going under the speed limit or drifting out of lanes because the person driving the car is more careful.

There is the idea that every person having a ‘probability cloud’ associated with them, which is a fine analogy. But another issue can be making probability clouds too tight, at least in LA, where people can pull a dick move at any time.

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Authors[1]

Rick Rosner
American Television Writer
RickRosner@Hotmail.Com
Rick Rosner

Scott Douglas Jacobsen
Editor-in-Chief, In-Sight Publishing
Scott.D.Jacobsen@Gmail.Com
In-Sight Publishing
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## Friday, 1 September 2017

### Born to do Math 74 – Principia (Part 1)

Born to do Math 74 – Principia (Part 1)
Scott Douglas Jacobsen & Rick Rosner
September 1, 2017

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Jacobsen: [Laughing].

Rosner: You can come up with a zillion. In the 70s, there was something about chlorophyll, which is plants absorbing light. What does toothpaste have to do about absorbing light?

Jacobsen: [Laughing] One was from Newton being a phallic representation of the universe, and the Principia as a rape manual [Laughing].

Rosner: You try to apply the Uncertainty Principle all over the place. The Uncertainty Principle inevitably disturbs the—you never get an undisturbed situation, but that is a purely quantum situation. You can draw analogies about it. There are certainly ways to draw analogies to things in the macro world.

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Authors[1]

Rick Rosner
American Television Writer
RickRosner@Hotmail.Com
Rick Rosner

Scott Douglas Jacobsen
Editor-in-Chief, In-Sight Publishing
Scott.D.Jacobsen@Gmail.Com
In-Sight Publishing
Endnotes
[1] Four format points for the session article:
1. Bold text following “Scott Douglas Jacobsen:” or “Jacobsen:” is Scott Douglas Jacobsen & non-bold text following “Rick Rosner:” or “Rosner:” is Rick Rosner.