Dan McKinley
Math, Programming, and Minority Reports

Programming must be an Open System
January 24th, 2010

I decided I needed an hour break from Scala hacking, and I am about halfway finished with Sean Carroll’s From Eternity to Here, which goes on at great length about entropy as it relates to time’s arrow. So for the fun of it I whipped up a simulation of an Ehrenfest Urn using Processing.js.

Check it out here.

Now that I’m done, there are a couple of things I find amazing about this.

From eternity to here apparently involves a massive improvement in the state of the programming art. Everything is amazing and nobody’s happy.

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