Re: poly: Infinite calculations in an open universe?

From: Perry E. Metzger <>
Date: Tue Dec 09 1997 - 12:59:36 PST

Robin Hanson writes:
> The search result is more solid, with tight upper and lower bounds.
> And search seems to me more applicable to Tipler's goal of simulating
> all past possible lives.

Am I the only person around here who feels like they aren't at all
sure they believe the "infinite amounts of computation lets you
simulate everything" notion? The reasoning feels as specious as Zeno's
paradox in a lot of ways to me.

Received on Tue Dec 9 20:52:06 1997

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