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Distinctions of properties

The last two postings feature the same thing, the capture of an action I called pinching. In both these cases the properties captured in the new system are elasticity,  and, I suggest, shape and a small amount of friction. The close proximity of the elastic teeth of the comb and the two sides of the […]

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Kid’s Play

Kid’s are extreme inventors par excellence. Featured here is a science fiction scenario created by my son Oliver many years ago. I was so impressed I took some photos. This is a perfect example of how the properties of found objects are incorporated into a new system. The system is created through play. The outcome […]

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