## May 2023

# Thermodynamics cards

### by Bret Victor

Note that these “thermodynamics cards” do not know anything about thermodynamics. They just add and multiply.

This is not an “explainer video”! The purpose of the video is not to teach anyone about thermodynamics.

It's demonstrating a new representation of mathematical relationships, a different way of seeing and working with equations.

On another level, it's also demonstrating a medium in which people can make up dynamic mathematical activities like this, for themselves, in a day.

05/30/23

Bret Victor

thermodynamics cards

I accidentally made a thermodynamics card game in Realtalk. [Thermodynamics...

05/31/23

Bret Victor

Re: thermodynamics cards

The text on colored backgrounds didn't show up very well in the video, so here's a...

05/31/23

Luke Iannini

Re: thermodynamics cards

So cool!! This is spookily similar to my propagator work, to the degree that I thought...

Later: Fourier birthday (2023)