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Old 2nd December 2018, 03:26 PM   #161
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Originally Posted by barehl View Post
I started a thread here some time ago in an attempt to find perspective. I never did. Three years later, I finally found some in a November 19, 2018 post in Sabine Hossenfelder's Backreaction blog. The present phase of stagnation in the foundations of physics is not normal.
Nothing to do with this thread which is about your still erroneous and unsupported claims, barehl.

The present phase of stagnation in the foundations of physics is not normal is a presentation of well known physics.

Nuclear physicists have a supported and working Standard Model. But there are known issues, e.g. there are many parameters that they would like to be reduced, neutrino masses are not accommodated in it, we would like it to have particles that can be dark matter. Theoretical physicists extend the Standard Model to fix the issues. Experiments look for data confirming the predictions of those models but do not find matches. These are the null results that Sabine Hossenfelder talks about. She labels the lack of progress "stagnation" because the science is being done as usual. She has no fixes.

That is nothing to do with the current high level of process in AI research.
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Old 2nd December 2018, 05:48 PM   #162
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Once again, an argument by analogy ends in failure.
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