I love this animation. I had one of those “galactic brain” moments starting at this once, when I saw each part of the mechanism as various metaphors and as a contrast to simple binary logic.
Wow, here’s a 2014 me — I went through a period of sharing all these thoughts on Vine as they happened… now they’re scattered ’cause the Vine archive is wrecked but thankfully I have several backups like internet archive and coub… but it’s still like the library of everything I will ever know blew up in the future and scattered the pages through my timeline and just when I think I’ve gathered some of it together, they scatter again. ugh.
Yeah – his tape with the symbols and the erasing and rewriting was absolutely brilliant. It’s strange ’cause we both grew up learning and knowing about it and using the results in so many ways yet he conceived it.