Beyond the signal-to-noise

There’s a hump in the curve, way, way out beyond the six sigma point …

Shea and Wilson were almost on it when the pointed out that a ‘conspiracy’ with five vectors is more than most people can handle.  Well not any more if you use computers, have good sampling and know how
to use autocorrelation to extract signal from noise. Communication their says that you can extract energy – and by implication information – from the heat death of the universe if you do it properly. However
seeing how we usually don’t act until we are at the watershed I suspect we won’t set up that structure for political reasons. Continue reading Beyond the signal-to-noise