My father worked for Western Electric of AT&T. He was a public relations spokesperson and his job was to explain in Teflon terms why it was that the company’s acquisition of new machines and their accompanyingly new ways of working with the consequent laying off of employees was actually a…

Preface/Forward

Out of teenage sibling rivalry, after my brother shocked me with news that he was to become a physicist, I made my mind that I would be become a biologist and study evolution since our ornithologist and biophilatelist grandfather, Willard F. Stanley ( teacher of teachers) was keen on…

Lowdin inaugurated the field of quantum genetics in part by musing on the relation of DNA replication to evolution:

“and it is remarkable that the mechanisms of replication and mutation seem sufficient to explain the synthesis of the enormously long DNA-molecules which are characteristic for the higher organisms. If the…

Notes towards a Hyperbolic Statistical Analysis of virial genomes

The recent addition of the lab-leak hypothesis to culture’s discussion of the natural origin of Sars Cov 2 belies a need to have a means to differentiate artificial from natural selections of genomic information sequentially encoded in DNA. This need shows…

How the history of statistics may have prevented virologists from discovering the origin of Sars Cov 2

Sir Ronald Fisher developed statistics from a foundation begun by Galton, Pearson and others and did so by establishing methods of partitioning variances based on hypothetically infinite populations. This move was questioned by…

A Node Validator’s Role

“The analysis does not run back to the same ground, or appeal to the same standard of finality or adequacy, in the one case as in the other.” Veblen

“ There is the economic life process still in great measure awaiting theoretical formulation.” p387

The consequence…

Phanology — the phenotypic study of genetic expressions across generations

In the 70s the controversy amongst phylogeneticists, phenetists and cladists revealed a need to link pathways of evolution to phenotypic traits being taxonomized and classified. Buried in this debate lay a frustration first voiced by Cook in 1912 over the…

on an agnostically particulate decentralized ecosystem for blockchain gaming

“’NFTs& DeFi?’ … Yes, it is yes.” Craig Russo live with Keenen Olsen of Chainlink Sept. 14, 2020

While gaming may be only second to DeFi in drawing interest and income towards blockchain developers, the amount of excitement around blockchain-crypto-gaming has been barely tapped. There is a camouflaged strategy that is parting the way forward into the open that starts today at Polyinet Games. They are looking to…

Brad Mc Fall

AS in Computer Science and BS in Biology from Cornell University. Interested in evolution and blockchains

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