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One of the aspects of tensegrity, according to articles I've read about it, is that what something becomes is largely determined by the environment it enters. For example, in a developing fetus, the first cell to become a liver cell does so because of the environment created by all the cells that developed before it. Given the conditions, it has no choice but to become a liver cell.
If I'm interpreting the Higgs field and boson theory correctly, that applies to everything. There are elementary particles with some rudimentary programming (if/thens) or governed by the laws of physics if you prefer, that react to conditions in their environment; the Higgs field. What they become and how they react might be dependent on varying densities within the field (if it varies), flow patterns, what's already there, etc.
If the Higgs boson is found and scientists gain some understanding of it's nature, shape, motion, etc. it might actually be possible, at some point to create the right "ifs" to produce a desired "then". In other words, perhaps the Star Trek replicator isn't that far out an idea after all. Although I imagine it might take weeks or longer to produce a cup of coffee in this manner, even if you knew exactly what to do.
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