"Doubly-even self-dual linear binary error-correcting block code," first invented by Claude Shannon in the 1940's, has been discovered embedded WITHIN the equations of superstring theory!
Why does nature have this? What errors does it need to correct? What is an 'error' for nature? More importantly what is the explanation for this freakish discovery? Your guess is as good as mine.
THE INTERVIEW: Recent NPR interview with Professor James Gates
THE PAPER: Relating Doubly-Even Error-Correcting Codes,Graphs, and Irreducible Representations of N-Extended Supersymmetry
EXPLANATION: A potential explanation, Bostrom's Simulation Hypothesis
Gates and Jobs continue their discussion about the future of technology, covering such topics as mobile phones, flexible displays, Internet services and the nimbleness of large companies versus small start-ups. All Things Digital Text conference.
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Blimp TV would like to hear your Windows horror stories from years past and up to the present.... what do you like/dislike about Microsoft, LINUX, Apple or any other system you have dealt with in your daily life? This video is to get your creative juices flowing.... feel free to post your comments in this video blog!
Bill Gates does a parody on the sketch comedy bit type "Last Day of Work" video by Bill Clinton in his final in the oval office in the White House (2001).
Bill Gates watches in horror as a beloved Windows launch flops publicly yet again... this time while trying to ride a big wave of hype for their Windows Media Center for PC, on Conan O'Brien.
Bill Gates watches helplessly as Windows 98 crashes and displays the beloved Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). Microsoft was demostrating the first release of Win98 at a product announcement conference. Apparently they didn't tell Bill about Murphy's Law...