What About Arthur C. Clarke?

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What About Arthur C. Clarke?

Post by STUPID BOB » December 26th, 2004, 5:36 pm

In the wake (sorry) of the tsunami in Sri Lanka and it's surrounds, I wonder about the condition of Arthur C. Clarke, one of our master science fiction writers and the first to conjecture and deliver a plan for the satellite communications systems we enjoy today. He makes his home in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Post by perezoso » December 26th, 2004, 6:30 pm

Hopefully he perished as well.
Unfortunately the wave missed dixie and tejas

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Post by STUPID BOB » December 26th, 2004, 7:11 pm

perezoso wrote:Hopefully he perished as well.
Unfortunately the wave missed dixie and tejas
The first statement reflects the "inverse realization problem" for functors taking group-theoretic values.

The second statement points to your unrealized embedded theorems in combinatorial group theory.

I suggest a short tour of unbounded symmetric operators in $K$-homology and the Baum-Connes Conjecture. It might help you discover your true location.
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Post by perezoso » December 26th, 2004, 8:02 pm

Perfesser BobStein! I'll wager, apart from all yr fancy chatterin', you could not do this:

Find the input value that yields the relative maximum of the function

f(x) = 5x^3 – 10x^2 – 15x + 2.....

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Post by knip » December 26th, 2004, 8:27 pm

i see perezozo is googling again...he's good at akssing questions, but not so hot at answering them


bob, i read a while ago, maybe a year ago, that arthur moved off the island and back to the US, or maybe europe, due to health problems

when i was over in that part of the world a couple years ago, i tried to convince the captain to stop for a port visit in Sri Lanks...he opted for thailand instead, muttering something about the boys needing the sex trade and all of that

i woulda preferred the tea island, myself

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Post by perezoso » December 26th, 2004, 8:33 pm

hey capn squidnipple: answer it then capn...mebbe it will help ya with counting up yr shekels for yr next trip to Hotel Singapore and the "Golden Boi Bar" eh sailor? heh heh heh

hint: gotta know general quadratic form , also 1st n 2nd derivative; the decide if max or min

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Post by STUPID BOB » December 26th, 2004, 9:38 pm

Philistine. If you want to test people, start with a real problem.
Elevate and wrap your chops around this:

xG(K)-x-¹G(K') = zG(L)
Elegant? Is it true? If this is true, then is the following?

G(K*)(x,z)=G(K)(x-¹,z)

(x in the above equations keeps track of parity)

These are known as what kind of relation? From where are they derived?

Screw pissing contests. Screw tests. Life is test enough.

I asked for your help once. Invited you out for a beer. I really wanted your opinion. I cut the crap. I thought you might add something fundamentally unique. Why didn't you respond? Did You place me on ignore for lack of direction or lack of knowledge of the subject? Be honest now, can't you?

I hope we meet one day.
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Post by perezoso » December 26th, 2004, 9:58 pm

I asked first-- can you do the basic derivative prob? Yr little attempts at formal logic are embarrasing. I will admit my math knowledge is not much beyond Calc 101-102, with some knowledge of trig., quantifers, reductio --enough to get around most modern physics. IF you are so hot at diff eqs or linear algebra than surely you can do a basic deriv. problem yeah?

also tex here's yr x-mass anime: could ya describe the function?

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Post by STUPID BOB » December 26th, 2004, 10:47 pm

knip wrote:i see perezozo is googling again...he's good at akssing questions, but not so hot at answering them


bob, i read a while ago, maybe a year ago, that arthur moved off the island and back to the US, or maybe europe, due to health problems

when i was over in that part of the world a couple years ago, i tried to convince the captain to stop for a port visit in Sri Lanks...he opted for thailand instead, muttering something about the boys needing the sex trade and all of that

i woulda preferred the tea island, myself
Yeah. I figured that out. I've finally put him on ignore. He has selective memory and has exibited massive blind spots. No helper he.

Thank you for the news on Arthur. I met him at a symposium in NYC in the 60's. The scientific world was there to (among other things) honor his incredible gift -- he takes no money from the sat's that circle us today and deliver your phone calls, WWW, news, weather, bombing trajectories and sports. Parity (sorry) oriented, his idea was free to the world at large. Perhaps he could foresee the bomb runs? He was in good health then. Quite a nice man.
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Post by perezoso » December 26th, 2004, 10:53 pm

WHat a lying pathetic little dirtbag you are tex


can't do a f-n Calc 101 der. or integral


what did you do: take yr cable guy instructions, deep thinker and spam in here? I doubt you have ever completed a college class in yr life, except maybe, yr gay NA or AA class: yr knowledge of math is as pathetic as yr ignorance of lit...taken the GREs yet, genius?

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Post by Lightning Rod » December 26th, 2004, 10:55 pm

the contour of f(x, y) at the height z=0 is an ellipse.
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Post by Lightning Rod » December 26th, 2004, 10:59 pm

and my question to you is:

what makes a major seventh chord sound so sweet?
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Post by Doreen Peri » December 26th, 2004, 11:24 pm

i know you didn't ask me

but i will answer anyway...

what makes a major seventh chord so sweet?

the unresolved minor dissonant possibilities.....

love is like that –

your hands on the keys

mine playing rhapsody miracles

i wish my father were still alive

he could equate

axioms with algebraic discrepancies

while recognizing the futility

in an to attempt to solve

an error

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Post by Lightning Rod » December 26th, 2004, 11:36 pm

the physical reason that a major seventh chord is so sweet
is because of the natural tension between the major and minor intervals

it's like the tension between man and woman or sun and moon
the major atop the minor or the minor above the major.

the interval between the fifth and seventh is what provides the tension
you have the uplifting aspect of the major and the darkness of the minor

when I cooked speed, I always set the Ph at seven. It matches the skin.
just like a major seventh chord matches the ear.
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Post by Doreen Peri » December 26th, 2004, 11:46 pm

there is a minor fifth which resonates
the very being of being major, each transition
from one tone to the next, a structural
seventh-inflection and though i am continually
reticent to observe chords which transcend a perfect arc,
i hear sparks of quantum leaps resilient in magical effects....

i detect
structure broken down

built up again
by love itself,

the wealth
of expression
in chord progression,
ninths hinted
in the paradox

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