*ugh* so this is cohesiveness. What’s within and a part of this active and responsive process _is_ what allows an object to be an object, a number to be number, a thing to be thing. It creates (parenthesis) around things, “center surround cells”, Derivitive of Gaussians / Mexican Hat wavelet, or just a Gaussian kernel sitting there in its bell curviness, letting the edges fade off into the background. It’s a matter of scale and is participatory. We measure the processes which may snap them into focus as we measure, the process of measuring itself creating the phase locking that we seem to be seeing happening elsewhere.

*ugh* so this is
[read full article]
 

The P/E metric _was_ the gold standard back then but it’s based on a growth model. Markets have been on a growth model since about the 1970s I think, assuming constant progress, constant growth. Projected earnings. It’s a shame it’s considered Fundamentals because it’s not fundamental. That’s why I think a robustness metric of _some_ kind needs to exist. But I don’t know what that would be. Let’s say you have old dependable bottle-cap maker. It’s p/e ratio is stable. It’s steady. It’s not growing nor shrinking. But as it stands, that’s not the kind of thing people want to invest in. Market’s geared for growth. It’s hard to shift our way of thinking but I think we’ll have to. Edit or delete this

 Well, those were metrics
[read full article]
 

“In the parton model of the nucleon formulated by Bjorken, Feynman, and Gribov, the partons (quarks and gluons) are viewed by an external hard probe as independent. The standard argument is that, inside the nucleon boosted to an infinite-momentum frame, the parton probed by a virtual photon with virtuality Q is causally disconnected from the rest of the nucleon during the hard interaction. ” https://arxiv.org/abs/1904.11974 Ah, well, that’s for convenience. Hard interactions are pragmatic when working with smashers. But a model that better represents a pile of spaghetti is also useful. I’m curious what metaphor they’ll use for the math.

“In the parton model … [read full article]