Entropy

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He lived alone in this deteriorating, blind building of a thousand uninhabited apartments, which like all its counterparts, fell, day by day, into greater entropic ruin. Eventually everything within the building would merge, would be faceless and identical, mere pudding-like kipple piled to the ceiling of each apartment. And, after that, the uncared-for building itself would settle into shapelessness, buried under the ubiquity of the dust.

Philip K. Dick, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Entropy /ˈɛntrəpi/ (n.)
A warm, tepid place, rather like a recently-sat-upon lavatory seat. Also, where we are all going. The challenge is to create and defend systems that preserve or enhance signal in defiance of our inevitable slide into noise.

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