http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conductance_(probability)

because I heard that word for the first time in a talk that Michael Mahoney gave at U Mich as applied to social networks. I did a few edits to cross-link it in the direction of the sociology measures I’m familiar with, and would welcome any extra words or paragraphs.

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what do you think about this paper

arxiv.org/abs/0811.4542 ?

Anton Zeilinger et al. claims that “Our results support the view that quantum randomness is irreducible and a manifestation of mathematical undecidability.”

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You’ve never tried to hold forth on 0.999… = 1, or to convince a relativity denialist, I see.

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