Tag: computing

  • Simulation Hypothesis and Simulation Technology

    The text has been inspired by the discussion “Turing Machine” on the everything list: http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list/t/40e45a536974609d Many people believe nowadays that the level of scientific knowledge allows us to conclude that everything including the whole universe could be simulated. Some of the them go further and say that the universe that we know is actually simulation…

  • Stephen Wolfram’s Computational Irreducibility

    Stephen Wolfram Some Modern Perspectives on the Quest for Ultimate Knowledge https://www.stephenwolfram.com/publications/some-modern-perspectives-quest-ultimate-knowledge/ A good overview about computational irreducibility and how it could affect our quest for ultimate knowledge. Just one example from the paper. Let us imagine that the Universe is governed by just a few simple rules and¬†they are¬†completely determenistic. Yet, as they represent…