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In an augmented environment, the deformation of an object is no longer affected by physical forces.

Rather, it is shaped by different types of coded information.

 

Random Variation

The variability of a process (within its natural limits) that is caused by many irregular and unpredictable (and individually insignificant) fluctuations or random factors that can not (practically) be anticipated, recognized, identified or eliminated.
 
“as incomplete information: simply what I cannot guess is random because my knowledge about the causes is incomplete, not necessarily because the process has truly unpredictable properties.”
Taleb, N., N. (2010). The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable (2nd Edition). New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks. (p. 308)

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archive.org; teaser movie based on NYC Traffic Time Lapse by Jeffrey Beach. Feedback diagram based on the paper Cybernetics in City Hall by E.S. Savas published in Science  29 May 1970: Vol. 168, Issue 3935, pp. 1066-1071.

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