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"You have to budget the number of fuzzy rules you use to control a system. It turns out, you can state the optimality principle in three words: 'patch the bumps.'"
- Bart Kosko

Planck Juice  
  A continuous pre-quark force-medium with no distinguishing characteristics (it's mostly gluons)  

This is a really great idea - it is similar to the Infinite Improbability drive conceived of by Douglas Adams five years earlier.

"Planck juice … has no distinguishing characteristics whatsoever. It doesn't know what the value of Planck's constant is supposed to be… But I'll tell it! I'll lie to it! The first thing I'll show the Planck juice will be a one-meter-tunnel of wave guide. So the Planck length will seem like one meter instead of 10 to the minus thirty-three centimeters. .. It will greatly magnify the uncertainty around me. Things will do what I tell them to do!"
From Master of Space and Time, by Rudy Rucker.
Published by Bluejay in 1984
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The complete recipe for Planck juice can only be found in this great little novel.

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