# Jenann Ismael

Department of Philosophy

Columbia University

New York, NY

Articles: Passage, Flow, and the Logic of Temporal Perspectives

Books

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Homepage

Wikipedia

YouTube

**References on this site**: https://81018.com/2016/06/30/perimeter/

See: Foundational Questions Institute (FQXi)

First email: 19 October 2018

Dear Prof. Dr. Jenann Ismael:

I started seeing references to you and your work regarding the structure of space and time. Then, came FQI, then symmetry, Rovelli’s work, a conference about time at Perimeter… so I started to investigate. When I do, I create this little reference page along with a copy of my notes as I struggle to see how it all fits together.

Since December 2011 we have been studying an application of base-2 notation from the Planck base units to the age and size of the universe. We know well that it falls outside the normal work within physics-philosophy-mathematics today. But, such a simple concept renders rather unusual-even surprising results:

• There are just over 202 doublings. Our working numbers: https://81018.com/chart/

• Too small to measure, the first 64 notations: https://81018.com/64-notations/

• Does it address the derivative structure of space-time? https://81018.com/c/

• The doublings create a natural inflation: https://81018.com/ni/

• Perhaps it is just too simple. The first second emerges within the 143rd notation.

• The 202nd notation has a processing speed of 10.9816 billion years and I am not sure what it means to be just 2.8 billion years into it!

I thought you might find it all of interest. I don’t think it’s just poppycock… If it is, it seems we’ll have to re-examine the foundations of logic, mathematics, and integrity, and the concepts of continuity and symmetry!

On leave from Columbia, I hope your work is going very well and you are making very special progress. I would be delighted to hear from you either way,

poppy cock or not poppycock!

Thank you.

Sincerely,

Bruce