The Simulation Hypothesis or Simulation Theory: Reality, including the Earth and the universe, is in fact an artificial computer simulation.

Reality and the universe: Perspectives involving simulation theory, mathematics, and computing (the universe as computer) both ancient and modern.


SIMULATION HYPOTHESIS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simulation_hypothesis

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The simulation hypothesis or simulation theory proposes that all of reality, including the Earth and the universe, is in fact an artificial simulation, most likely a computer simulation. Some versions rely on the development of a simulated reality, a proposed technology that would seem realistic enough to convince its inhabitants the simulation was real. The hypothesis has been a central plot device of many science fiction stories and films. – Wikipedia

 

VIDEO

Nick Bostrom – The Simulation Argument (Full)

 

PDF

Are You Living in a Computer Simulation?

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OTHER REFERENCE MATERIALS

Programming the Universe: A Quantum Computer Scientist Takes on the Cosmos by Seth Lloyd

Is the universe actually a giant quantum computer? According to Seth Lloyd, the answer is yes. All interactions between particles in the universe, Lloyd explains, convey not only energy but also information–in other words, particles not only collide, they compute. What is the entire universe computing, ultimately? “Its own dynamical evolution,” he says. “As the computation proceeds, reality unfolds.” Programming the Universe, a wonderfully accessible book, presents an original and compelling vision of reality, revealing our world in an entirely new light.

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Quantum Computing since Democritus by Scott Aaronson

Written by noted quantum computing theorist Scott Aaronson, this book takes readers on a tour through some of the deepest ideas of maths, computer science and physics. Full of insights, arguments and philosophical perspectives, the book covers an amazing array of topics. Beginning in antiquity with Democritus, it progresses through logic and set theory, computability and complexity theory, quantum computing, cryptography, the information content of quantum states and the interpretation of quantum mechanics. There are also extended discussions about time travel, Newcomb’s Paradox, the anthropic principle and the views of Roger Penrose. Aaronson’s informal style makes this fascinating book accessible to readers with scientific backgrounds, as well as students and researchers working in physics, computer science, mathematics and philosophy.

BONUS FILM

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