Tag: entropy

  • Schrödinger’s Order, Disorder and Entropy

    Recently I have made a talk “Does Entropy Play a Role in Biology?” where I have made a short introduction to the thermodynamic entropy and discussed misconceptions of the entropy in biology. Now I see that I have missed to mention an important text that seemed to play a big role in raising one particular…

  • The Unavoidable Cost Of Computation Revealed

    Some quotes (mostly mine) from the discussion on the everything list http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list/t/aea1a68dd8286d97 13.03.2012 18:28 Evgenii Rudnyi: Could you please give one example from physics (yet please not a thought experiment) where information allows us to reduce entropy? 13.03.2012 20:09 Brent: http://www.nature.com/news/2010/101114/full/news.2010.606.html 25.03.2012 15:44  Evgenii Rudnyi: I have looked the paper that you have linked. Shoichi Toyabe,…