On Sun, 3 Jan 1999, Hal Finney wrote:
> If thermal noise runs every program, including super-intelligent AI
> programs, then presumably there are conscious minds everywhere. Can we
The space of all possible programs is very large, and execution of a given program is equivalent to tracing an unique state space trajectory. There is not enough atoms in all the visible universe to "run" any but most trivial programs by way of brownian noise.
> be sure that our own perceptions and memories are more than just
> fleeting patterns created by random vibrations somewhere?
Only if the somewhere is the Omega point.