Not Dead

Loper should not be considered truly dead until I myself am dead and buried. Currently available computing systems are brain-damaged in such wholesale, unmitigable ways that I am driven back to the project again and again, despite the oceanic size and nearly certain futility of the task. Working full time and being back in school (in [...]

Posted in: Hot Air, Idea, LoperOS, SoftwareSucks by Stanislav 2 Comments

How Much Computation Does the Universe Perform?

From Richard Feynman’s The Character of Physical Law:
“It always bothers me that, according to the laws as we understand them today, it takes a computing machine an infinite number of logical operations to figure out what goes on in no matter how tiny a region of space, and no matter how tiny a region of [...]

Posted in: Distractions, Hot Air, Idea, NonLoper, Physics by Stanislav 6 Comments

Music, UI, and Greedy Algorithms: the Mozart Machine?

This post is not about Loper. It concerns another idea I had recently. In order to distinguish such posts, the text will be displayed in an unpleasant color. As I often have odd ideas which I must write down, they will appear regularly.
Many years ago, I read a short story by Asimov called “Button, Button”. [...]

Posted in: Idea, NonLoper by Stanislav 2 Comments