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  • Why Process is Extrinsic to the Digital Domain

    Alexander Wilson, 2014 The term “process” usually connotes continuity. The canonical heraclitean river, different each time one enters it, presents the essential character of process: it flows. Digital processes, however, are characterized by cuts, breaks, and jumps. The digital is given as a series of discontinuities. We look at the river flowing: it seems continuous, […]


  • Asymmetry and Subjectivity

    The following is an exerpt from: Pharmacology of the Feedback Loop, Alexander Wilson, 2012 Even if the question of the symmetry of time is still a field of debate in the philosophy of science, it is undeniable that, if we agree with the probabilistic monism of contemporary science, and posit that the universe is time-symmetric […]