Visualize Entropy

Visualize Entropy

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See if you can do it.

And then tell us about it.

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@fmf said
See if you can do it.

And then tell us about it.
Imagine a thread at RHP about anything, anything at all. For example, entropy. Eventually the clowns show up and deflect the thread into some other topic. Then more clowns show up and start calling each other names, like „moron“ or „troll“ or „literalist“ or „home-schooled“.

That‘s exactly how I visualize entropy in action.

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Two players sit down at a computer screen to play a game of chess. They know the object of the game but not how the pieces move. There is a very large cash prize for the winner. The computer will not allow illegal moves.

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@moonbus said
Imagine a thread at RHP about anything, anything at all. For example, entropy. Eventually the clowns show up and deflect the thread into some other topic. Then more clowns show up and start calling each other names, like „moron“ or „troll“ or „literalist“ or „home-schooled“.

That‘s exactly how I visualize entropy in action.
Nice example and not a lot of imagination required.

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@fmf said
See if you can do it.

And then tell us about it.
i awoke

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Picture one: A big room in which you see a big shelf with lots of ordered balls on display.

Picture two: same room, same shelf after having been tipped.

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@moonbus said
Imagine a thread at RHP about anything, anything at all. For example, entropy. Eventually the clowns show up and deflect the thread into some other topic. Then more clowns show up and start calling each other names, like „moron“ or „troll“ or „literalist“ or „home-schooled“.

That‘s exactly how I visualize entropy in action.
Show me a thread that stayed on topic and it will be a rare one indeed.

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@moonbus said
Imagine a thread at RHP about anything, anything at all. For example, entropy. Eventually the clowns show up and deflect the thread into some other topic. Then more clowns show up and start calling each other names, like „moron“ or „troll“ or „literalist“ or „home-schooled“.

That‘s exactly how I visualize entropy in action.
almost got it u moron......get a life troll.

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@fmf said
See if you can do it.

And then tell us about it.
Do what now?

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@gambrel said
Do what now?
do not google "entropy"
the pictures are disgusting

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@the-gravedigger said
Two players sit down at a computer screen to play a game of chess. They know the object of the game but not how the pieces move. There is a very large cash prize for the winner. The computer will not allow illegal moves.
In the above example order may be restored.
The players eventually learn the moves including castling and en passant.
Similar to the proverbial monkeys who when give a pen and paper and enough time write out the entire works of Shakespeare.

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@the-gravedigger said
In the above example order may be restored.
The players eventually learn the moves including castling and en passant.
Similar to the proverbial monkeys who when give a pen and paper and enough time write out the entire works of Shakespeare.
Except that the humans will someday understand what they are doing, whereas the monkeys never will.

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@badradger said
almost got it u moron......get a life troll.
“Just to prove that people are weird, I went out and I bought a rhinoceros.”

—Bill Cosby

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@moonbus said
“Just to prove that people are weird, I went out and I bought a rhinoceros.”

—Bill Cosby
Hmmmm. I thought it was quaaludes.🤔

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@moonbus said
Except that the humans will someday understand what they are doing, whereas the monkeys never will.
Good point.