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Scientific American (blog)
Mon, 25 Mar 2013 10:44:47 -0700

As physicist John Wheeler famously put it, can we get "it from bit"? Does that idea even make sense? Information is always information about something, isn't it? There is quite a knot of questions to disentangle. I expect that a Who's Who of physicists ...
 
Science 2.0
Fri, 29 May 2015 13:03:45 -0700

It's a mystery at least 3,000 years old. Physicists attributed it to refraction while the “angle-of-regard” hypothesis said it was due to the angle that our eyes (or head) make relative to the horizon. The more your eyes are angled upward, the thinking ...

Discovery Institute

Discovery Institute
Fri, 29 May 2015 03:41:15 -0700

Like Dembski, he introduces the discussion with John Archibald Wheeler's pithy expression, "It from bit." Unfortunately, each of the respondents takes the intelligence out of information. Some of them portray information as something just as impersonal ...
 
Yahoo News UK
Mon, 01 Jun 2015 13:45:31 -0700

A new candidate is "information," which some scientists claim is the foundation of reality. The late distinguished physicist John Archibald Wheeler characterized the idea as "It from bit" — "it" referring to all the stuff of the universe and "bit ...

Science 2.0

Science 2.0
Sat, 02 May 2015 13:13:15 -0700

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Science 2.0

Science 2.0
Mon, 06 Apr 2015 23:36:24 -0700

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Science 2.0
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 07:22:30 -0800

The concept of randomness has intrigued great minds for as long as history of great thinkers has been recorded. From the nature of wind to drunks running into lampposts on their way home, scholars have been intrigued with making random predictable.
 
Science 2.0
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 06:59:49 -0800

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