...finely grained management is poisonous for software development.
The people you love aren’t interruptions, they’re the reason you work at all. Give ’em a hug.
One definition of information is the ability to make predictions with a likelihood better than chance.
Think of evolution as a process where information is flowing from the environment into the genome. The genome learns more about the environment, and with this information, the genome can make predictions about the state of the environment.
Information in a sequence needs to be interpreted in its environment. Your DNA means nothing on Mars [...] A sequence is information in context.
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Crooks showed that a small open system driven by an external source of energy could change in an irreversible way, as long as it dissipates its energy as it changes.
[...] some arrangements of atoms will be better at absorbing and spending it than others. These arrangements are more likely to undergo an irreversible transformation. What if some systems get better at doing this than others over time?