Seeing Higher Dimensions
August 24, 2021 12:00 PM 12:40 PM Aspen Ballroom
There are 10 types of people in the world: those who think they understand the implications of numbering systems, and those who don’t. If you want to go from 0 to 1, turn off your screen and turn on your mind, to the greater reality from which our reality is only a slice.
Can you see the picture in the Magic Eye? Can you show it to someone else? Can you solve Rubik’s cube? Untie any knot? Keep your clients’ money safe? Get inside a locked box? Can you turn a sphere inside out? Or see the invisible connections between the visibly unconnected? Would it matter if you believed that you could?
There are 10 types of people in the world. Those who are afraid and annoyed that they can’t, and those who are afraid and intrigued that they can. There are equal parts opportunity and weakness in seeing or remaining blind to that which most can’t see — for only those who can see the tesseract can wield the power of the tesseract.
Whether it is power you fear, or power you crave, you first must face a series of challenges, seemingly impossible, even nonsensical — until finally your mind snaps, out of the delusion that reality ends with your ability to understand it, and into a new dimension of reality that lets you go back and understand everything.
From 3-dimensional barcodes to 24-dimensional sphere packing algorithms, it all starts with this talk. Mark your calendar, and open your eyes, for Seeing Higher Dimensions.