Consciousness Connects the Future with the Past

Derek McDaniel
1 min readAug 12, 2022

I asked my control theory professor doctor Sean Warnick something that triggered a discussion about the time domain and the frequency domain and fourier series circa 2010.

Or maybe he just brought this up himself. He said there is an known application of “feedback” in a temporal sense, and that is data compression. The typical control theoretical processes are feedback and feedforward, although both are typically structured mathematically so as not to violate temporal causality. But when you are trying to compress data, such as a music file, you…

Derek McDaniel

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