[ExI] Simulating the brain (was Question for the psych squad?)

Dave Sill sparge at gmail.com
Wed Jul 12 14:58:49 UTC 2017

On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 10:25 AM, John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have another question, we say a meteorologist's mathematical model of a
> hurricane
> ​is a approximation of a real physical hurricane, so why don't we also say
> a mathematical circle is a approximation of a real physical circle made by ​
> ​a blacksmith?​

The circle made by a blacksmith is an approximation of the mathematical
ideal circle. The hurricane model isn't an ideal that real hurricanes try
to achieve.

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