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Yesterday evening I carefully went to day 1 - 3 of the compudanzas tutorials again and I'm such a hasty reader at times. There is way more in the tutorial than I grasped at first. So a lot of knots have opened now. I have the feeling that I don't only know why I have to do things certain whys, but also how they fundamentally work.

I know kind of see the process in front of me. For example how a byte translates into 8 bits and those again tell the environment (the vm, the chip) how to set the flow of energy in order to compute this or that way.

But… then I dreamed of having to physically move around byte blocks that manifested in the shape of headsized crates. Talking about human-scale computation 😅

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@thgie <3 wow, that sounds like a super interesting dream!
i enjoy working with low-level computation because of similar reasons!
additionally, a lot of what we have done has had the aim of illustrating / demonstrating the marvels that happen at those levels, so it's great to read that you re-created similar images in your dream!

@compudanzas maybe it’s some kind of physiological version of the tetris effect, a bodily realisation or expression of mental states and processes. I guess it also helped me to ground my understanding of what I learned so far.

I remember reading on that one indigenous community where dreaming about flying marked the threshold to another stage in life.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetris_e

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