Joined: Jan. 2006
|Quote (Zachriel @ Nov. 17 2006,08:35)|
|Good Math, Bad Math does Salvador Cordova, via Pharyngula|
|He starts off with a typically clueless statement|
|In information science, it is empirically and theoretically shown that noise destroys specified complexity, but cannot create it. |
Except of course that Sal's definition of "specified complexity" is roughly something like "stuff that seems really complex, but which I can describe imprecisely using very few words".
And then this (from Goodmath, Badmath):
And mysteriously, Cordova's post has disappeared. Whodathunkit.
Posted by: John Lynch | November 16, 2006 04:49 PM
I think this captures the very essence of Uncommon Descent.