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The simulation hypothesis. Is life an illusion?

Seth Shostak takes a look at the simulation hypothesis, the idea that we are in a computer simulated reality: Is Life an Illusion? | Seth Shostak. …a future historian (or curious teenager) wielding programming skills and access to a honking big computer could construct SimEarth … Continue reading

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Why an AI revolt is unlikely

From time to time, articles or blog posts appear expressing anxiety about what will happen when we finally achieve artificial intelligence.  The thinking goes that such a mind would quickly be able to design and build a better version of … Continue reading

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