It's a proposed explanation for the Mandela Effect drawn from quantum physics (what I believe is uncharitably known as "quantum woo"), and it particularly focuses on the Wigner's Friend thought experiment. I didn't know anything about Wigner, so I looked him up and was surprised to find that he was a Hungarian Jew who immigrated to the U.S. In my recent post "'The Open Doors' syncs," I mentioned that John von Neumann was one of a group of scientists of that description who were known as The Martians. Quick, who were the other "Martians"? Well, there's Teller and Szilard and -- that's all I've got. Jewish Hungarian-American Scientists was never my strongest Jeopardy category. So I checked Wikipedia, and sure enough:
Paul Erdős, Paul Halmos, Theodore von Kármán, John G. Kemeny, John von Neumann, George Pólya, Leó Szilárd, Edward Teller, and Eugene Wigner are included in The Martians group.
And I guess most of the others could be called Wigner's friends.
For some reason, part of the "All Time" video was illustrated with this picture of a U.S. quarter stretched and twisted into a lemniscate shape.
I have no idea why this particular image was chosen -- its relevance to the content of the video is obscure -- but there's that lemniscate again! (See "The Doors.") Perhaps a subtle nod to this old sync theme, too.
“Two bits” is dated slang for a quarter (originally with reference to pieces-of-eight, I assume). I’ve connected the lemniscate with 00, which is literally “two bits” — two binary digits.
Was watching clips from an apocalyptic film called Greenland, 'Green'land about comets ending the world. A scene with the main character watching the news includes a lemniscate on the TV:
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