Structure vs Flow? Many layers in-between. Intrigued by the layers in the capillary in the process for “electro-osmosis”, So then, I wondered how the heart muscles worked (electricity + cells that are tubular-ish is what they have in common in my mind). I found the same number of layers in the same configuration, even though they were protecting and transporting much different things. Then I looked to see how far back the structure went embryotically. So it goes back to the somite. I counted the layers to the center. Same. It’s a match. Add human skin, and you have a couple more layers against the world (because these things happen inside of bodies which have their own sheathing. —first message where I was intrigued yesterday below.— So, there’s 7 layers. A tube, so the bulk solution is the “4th layer in”. a) Wall. But it’s not inert as it contributes: b) Fixed layer. This fixed layer interacts with c) Diffuse layer which exists in-between the fixed layer and d) bulk solution. c) Diffuse b) Fixed a) Wall.

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Logic of Value. I’m Skimming: Language, Consciousness, Culture, Essays on Mental Structure by Ray Jackendoff – Affective value (A-value) A situation or action has A-value for an individual X if it yields pleasure or suffering, if it feels good or feels bad to X. – Utility (U-value) A situation or action has U-value for an individual X if it yields a benefit or exacts a cost, if it is good for X or bad for X. I will often lump A-value and U-value together as A/U-value. – Resource value (R-value) An object has R-value if it is valuable, if it is good for someone to have. – Quality (Q-value) The Q-value of an object or action is measured relative to other objects or actions of the same type, usually in terms of its function. Thus we speak of a good/excellent computer or a bad/poor back dive. – Prowess (P-value) The P-value of a person is measured by quality of performance at some task: the person is good/excellent at doing suchand-such or bad/poor at doing such-and-such. – Normative value (N-value) N-value concerns conformity to social norms, including moral/ethical norms, religious norms, and cultural norms such as customs, manners, and etiquette. A person’s action has N-value to the extent that it conforms to norms. We say it was good/ right of X to do such-and-such or bad/wrong of X to do such-and-such. – Personal normative value (PN-value) A person has PN-value to the extent that he or she conforms to social norms. We speak of a person with positive PN-value as being good or virtuous, and of one with negative PN-value as being bad or wicked. – Esteem (E-value) E-value concerns the overall social value of a person and represents a composite of PN-value, P-value, dominance, and other factors. We speak of a person with high E-value as being prestigious or respected

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“The biggest progress of mathematics have been to subject it to formal logics. There are sets, functions, and other abstract (i.e. invented or imaginary) relations, then everything else is discovering interesting particular cases. A group (or other structure) is nothing else than a particular case of a function from the Cartesian product of a set with itself, and into itself. Sets and functions are themselves interesting particular cases of abstract relations, the other important one being the equivalence relation. The groups in geometry are nothing else than an interesting equivalence relation called congruence or symmetry. Fields in algebra are functions etc. etc.

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Mathematical structure is ” algebraic, topological, and order ” according to the Nicolas Bourbaki group in 1939. Going further up in generalizations, there’s abstract structures (such as a formal language) which are defined by axioms or laws or some such similar thing that play with each other according to their own self-supporting structures (definitions are defined by definitions), which differs from a natural language whose structure is up for debate. So there ya go.

Mathematical structure is
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Some nodes. Now to compare centers. March 22, 2021 Cluster 18. 158 nodes. Natural Language to Consciousness and Human at start, Homesostatis with a loop between homeostasis, Brainstem, Nervous System, and Thermoregulation as a sink off to the right, with the deepest member “Common coding theory” Center: Introspection Cluster 15. 103 nodes. Transliteration (thin) goes to Map (mathematics) at start, strong finish at Diffeomorphism. Center: Codomain —- Cluster 1. 12 nodes. Tragedy of the Commons and Three Body Problem to start. Loops around at “Unexpected” Center: Expected Value. Cluster 10. 14 nodes. Physical Change to start Ends at Metaphor and Distance. Center at Hammer. Cluster 11. 4 nodes. Tree structure to start. Outliner to Finish. Circle without a center. Cluster 12. 2 nodes. Object Permanence to start. Philosophical Realism to finish. No center with only 2 nodes. Worth expanding. Cluster 13. 2 nodes. Afffordance to start User-centered design to finish. Cluster 14. 4 nodes. Stigmergy to start Spontaneous Order to finish. No center. Spontaneous order to Stigmergy to Convention (norm) to Spontaneous Order Cluster 16. 8 nodes. Environmental Psychology and Location to start Enthography to finish Centered: Sense of Place. Cluster 17. 10 nodes. Steady State to start. Digital Object Indentifier (DOI) to finish. Center: Pseudocode Cluster 2. 10 nodes. Space (mathematics) to start. Indeterminate to Free variables and Bound Variables to finish. Center is Space (mathematics) Cluster 3. 2 nodes. Spreadsheet to start. Calipers to finish. Cluster 4. 3 nodes. Matrix (mathematics) to Linear group to Mapping Class Group of a Surface. Cluster 5. 2 nodes. Interface (matter) to Surface Tension Cluster 8. 12 nodes. Anthropologist to start Architecture to finish Center: Top-down and Bottom-down design Cluster 9. 4 nodes. Switch statement to start. Mutual recursion to finish Center is GOTO.

Some nodes. Now to
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George Ellis it was goalless at first. it started a few days ago. i saw “six degrees of wikipedia” website again and wondered what would grow if i started connecting topics that interest me. i then wished i had an easy way to hook nodes and edges together with labels. it turned out i had the tool : yEd it was easy. it is so easy that i keep returning to it when i can. the connections are directed associations but no hierarchy is indicated as they are simply page links in wikipedia. with such a flatness i wondered if structure would emerge and it seems to be emerging. as these topics are of my own choosing and i choose which connections are valid for me, it is becoming a valid representation of a way i associate concepts in my mind. being based on wikipedia it is also public and traceable.

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