Re: TimeTravel

Hara Ra (
Fri, 23 Oct 1998 23:20:48 -0700

> Tipler speculates on the ultimate in Peering Into the Past Technology in
>Omega Point. He assumes a universewide intelligence in a collapsing
>universe. He contends that being could gather enough information from the
>past to resurrect (simulate) us all. Personally, I would want a rather more
>direct connection with my Future Self than a hi-res simulation.

Having just finished Tipler, he didn't say that. With infinite computation available, ALL possible past universes and ALL of their states are simulated. No past information is needed. A very GENERAL form of resurrection. (IMHO rather meaningless...)

| Hara Ra <> | 
| Box 8334 Santa Cruz, CA 95061  |
|                                |
| Man, Debug Thyself             |
|  - Graffiti at People's        |
|    Computer Company - 1976     |