Subject: Re: What language will be used to write the first self aware program?
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2006 22:33:12 -0600
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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| Secondly you ignore the relativity part of special relativity, i.e. to
| observers who are moving at high velocity we are the ones who seem slow
| and lorenz contracted not them.  They observe objects in their frame of
| reference to be acting normally, neither slowed or contracted, assuming
| they are moving at some high constant speed.

You have this backwards. Observers who accelerate to near-luminal
velocities [and then remain at constant velocity thereafter], while
continuing to think that their on-boards clocks run at the same speed,
will see the external universe compressed front & rear into a disk
around the middle.

| ...acceleration and deceleratioon that this symmetry is broken.

That's correct, as far as it goes, but since none of *us* will
ever travel at near-luminal velocities without being accelerated
first, it's a red-herring.


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