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Thought experiments can help you solve a problem early

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/01/21

Important logical principle to take away from [WayBack] The dialog manager, part 2: Creating the frame window – The Old New Thing:

If you’re not sure whether something is true, ask yourself, “What would the world be like if it were true?” If you find a logical consequence that is obviously wrong, then you have just proven [by contradiction] that the thing you’re considering is indeed not true.

Thought experiments like these can really help you get a feel for parts of a problem before you completely resolve the full problem.

Related: Thought experiment – Wikipedia

–jeroen

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McCollough effect – Wikipedia

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/10/12

Maybe not try this at home: McCollough effect – Wikipedia, as it can lasts for weeks or months.

–jeroen

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Colorectal Cancer: Stages | Cancer.Net

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/07/18

For my link archive: [WayBack] Colorectal Cancer: Stages | Cancer.Net.

This explains:

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–jeroen

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The ever so lovely Bézier curve – Freya Holmér – Medium

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/07/01

[WayBackThe ever so lovely Bézier curve – Freya Holmér – Medium:

Bézier curves are, to me, one of the best examples of mathematical beauty

Based on:

Via: [WayBack] Bezier curves, how do they even work – Kristian Köhntopp – Google+

–jeroen

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Why the current Coronavirus (SARS-Cov-2) is so much nastier than the first SARS

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/04/06

A very interesting thread unfolded by ThreadreaderApp (via [Archive.is] Andrea on Twitter: “Interesting read!… “) starts at [Archive.is] Peter Kolchinsky on Twitter: “While not technically alive, there’s an evil genius to viruses that never ceases to amaze me. It’s one reason I became a virologist. A recent Nature paper reveal a remarkable trick SARS-Cov-2 learned that makes it nastier than the first SARS. Both viruses…”:

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