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text 2017-02-17 13:50
Reading progress update: I've read 148 out of 320 pages.
Feynman Lectures On Computation - Robin W. Allen,J.G. Hey,Anthony Hey,David Pines,Richard P. Feynman

Some subtle and abstract arguments about thermodynamics and computation.

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text 2017-02-15 12:44
Reading progress update: I've read 137 out of 320 pages.
Feynman Lectures On Computation - Robin W. Allen,J.G. Hey,Anthony Hey,David Pines,Richard P. Feynman

Brief discussion of the Sampling Theorem and aliasing; I could do with looking up a detailed discussion of this topic.

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text 2017-02-14 14:00
Reading progress update: I've read 123 out of 320 pages.
Feynman Lectures On Computation - Robin W. Allen,J.G. Hey,Anthony Hey,David Pines,Richard P. Feynman

Entropy = average information per symbol (e.g. a letter of the alphabet) in a message, a fact that confused the hell out of me when I first came across it and thought it meant thermodynamic entropy.

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text 2017-02-14 06:09
Reading progress update: I've read 118 out of 320 pages.
Feynman Lectures On Computation - Robin W. Allen,J.G. Hey,Anthony Hey,David Pines,Richard P. Feynman

Error correction - a more interesting topic, possibly just because it's completely unfamiliar.

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text 2017-02-11 07:43
Reading progress update: I've read 94 out of 320 pages.
Feynman Lectures On Computation - Robin W. Allen,J.G. Hey,Anthony Hey,David Pines,Richard P. Feynman

Even Feynman can't fully alleviate the tedium I find in the topic of how computers work. Fortunately, the remaining chapters should be much more interesting.

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