hal@finney.org wrote:
> [snips]David Deutsch is one of the pioneers of quantum computing... He argues
> that
> quantum information is essentially local, contradicting the accepted
> interpretation. And since the Heisenberg interpretation provides such an
> interpretation,
> quantum mechanics should properly be viewed as local. This paper is part of
> what I see as an increasing trend to demystify
> quantum theory. There are several approaches, including the transactional
> interpretation, ideas based on time symmetry, no-collapse approaches,
> which are moving us away from the spooky action at a distance which was
> so upsetting to early physicists like Einstein. It may well be that in
> another few decades we will have a quantum theory which would be much
> more philosophically acceptable to the early pioneers of QM.
Paul Hughes