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De-obfuscation of the term Entropy and its relevance to computing
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1.0 Entropy is Confused

Posted 01-17-2018 at 09:38 PM by Gyroman

Entropy is the most jumbled, misunderstood term in science and engineering. It affects everything we do and is the fundamental reason we need guru's in all areas of engineering and computing in particular to keep things working. Its not taught in school clearly or correctly at any level below about PhD. At that level it depends on how the supervisor views the world around him or her.

We only need use the Richard Feynman test to establish this..

"If you can't explain your theory to a man at a bus stop.. you don't understand your theory"

I would only add this.. If you can't define entropy fully and comprehensively in one sentence you don't understand the term.

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