Jason (jcreed) wrote,

Snarky and unmotivated again. On the plus side, I think I finally understand tensor products of modules. Recent reading I've been doing that mentioned how there's always a multicategory underlying any monoidal category made things click into place a bit better this time around. Tensoring seems to "really be about" reducing multilinearity to linearity, or multi-arrows to ordinary category-theoretic arrows.

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    Well I am certainly glad I saw Arrival so that I get the wug joke in http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=29480#more-29480

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    Saw "Arrival". It did have some nontrivial linguistics content, but it still felt kind of wrapped up in a discernible layer of Hollywood Woo. The…

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    More things to add to the "chord progressions that aren't cliches-I-already-know-about nonetheless covertly appearing in multiple places" file.…

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