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In this context what is a black box? And can you explain further "move back upward"?



Well, it's like if learning to write a computer program you might not feel the need to understand assembly language or machine code. So you stop at "then the machine translates it into machine code" (handwave, handwave), stop the recursion, and go back upwards.




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