Nothing. Nothing, and it was glorious. If you haven’t tried giving up social media, I highly recommend giving it a try. But, now I’m back and — as you can see from the awesome clickbait title — I haven’t lost it. Why am I back and — for that matter — why did I leave?Continue reading “I gave up social media for a month. This happened next.”
Over a hundred years ago an American medical doctor performed an experiment to weigh the human soul. The number he came up with is the now infamous 21 grams. While this is scientifically uninteresting, it is still fascinating to even the most radical antitheistic rationalist. Try as we might—though I’d argue we shouldn’t—to remove theContinue reading “Your children will kill you, and maybe that’s a good thing”
We are quantum drunks under the lamp post—we are only looking at stuff that we can shine photons on.
Something I lost sight of for a long time is the reason I study physics, or the reason I started studying it anyway. I got into it for no reason other than it was an exciting application of mathematics. I was in awe, not of science, but of the power of mathematics. Now there areContinue reading “The point of physics”
By now you have read many articles on quantum computing. Congratulations. You know nothing about quantum computing.