Spontaneous Synchronization

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Yaakov

Joined Jan 27, 2019
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Really fascinating stuff. Discovered In 1657 by Christian Huygens while he was working on a way to make pendulum clocks reliable for navigation. It's a fundamental property of systems that have independently periodic components, all sorts of systems.

Here's a demo...


Here's a modern paper, pretty dense stuff... https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.06647

I find it fascinating.
 
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MrChips

Joined Oct 2, 2009
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Now let us go into the deep zone and apply it to human behaviour.
Observe what happens when humans become "synchronized" in their thinking, beliefs, and behaviours.
 

atferrari

Joined Jan 6, 2004
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If you are near the gangway of a big vessel, whether on deck or at the pier, when a group of stevedores or crew climb on board, you could see what is a visible vibration.

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