Somewhat OT but Mind-boggling from Sony Sony played this video at their executive conference this year. Interesting stuff... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL9Wu2kWwSY
But, can entropy be reversed?Ken
But, can entropy be reversed?Locally, it can.For example, take a deck of cards and thoroughly shuffle them. This increases their entropy. Then manually go throught them and sort them into order. This lowers the entropy of the cards. The effort you expend to unshuffle them increases the entropy of the universe, however.
For those (the one or two of you) that did not get my entropy reference:http://www.multivax.com/last_question.htmlKen
For those (the one or two of you) that did not get my entropy reference: Unfortunately, those of us who consider Isaac Asimov a contemporary writer and gifted visionary are increasingly joining the burned out white dwarf crowd. Ralph
"white dwarf crowd"Yeah...though I still feel like a red giant when I eat too much ;-)B
http://www.multivax.com/last_question.htmlTHAT WAS AWSONME!!!I have to admit, I did not see that coming.
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