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(Huffington Post UK)   Today's Fark ready headline: Scientists to test if we're actually living in the matrix   (huffingtonpost.co.uk) divider line 7
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2012-12-12 12:28:53 PM
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2012-12-12 10:42:14 PM
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What if the speed of light was a propagation delay built into the simulation to prevent all points from having the be computed and relayed to all other points before it can advance? By only updating a certain radius of neighbors per tick with point specific information, the simulation could be run faster and made massively parallel...
2012-12-12 01:33:10 PM
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On the one hand, I find thought experiments like this fascinating.

On the other hand, I can't help but wonder if some scientists just spent all their grant money on a huge bag of weed, and had this conversation while watching Spongebob.
2012-12-12 12:47:58 PM
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malkavnon: The idea of us being in a computational universe is absurd and the scientists performing these experiments are clearly international terrorists. Now, go back to your lives and think nothing more of this.


I read that last sentence as, "Now, go back to your lives and think more about tits."

And I thought, you know, the man has a point.
2012-12-12 12:33:15 PM
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The idea of us being in a computational universe is absurd and the scientists performing these experiments are clearly international terrorists. Now, go back to your lives and think nothing more of this.
2012-12-12 12:25:43 PM
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Well if we are living in a computer simulation can someone please ask our creators to turn cheats on please?
2012-12-12 12:16:30 PM
1 votes:
Too bad they never made a sequel.
 
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