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Tim HuttonTim Hutton - 2012-07-26 10:01:50+0000 - Updated: 2012-07-26 10:01:50+0000
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A New Computational Universe - Fredkin's SALT CA
Edward Fredkin believes that a final grand theory of everything would be computational - that the universe is a computer. Now we have an example of an extremely simple computational system - a Cellular Automata - that has particles that attract and repel, orbit and decay with a half-life law.

A New Computational Universe - Fredkin's SALT CA

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Scott Vorthmann - 2012-08-04 07:35:18+0000
So glad to see Fredkin has never given up on this.  His ideas about a discrete universe have always seemed much more compelling than a continuous fabric.

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