RE: Minds, Machines, and the Multiverse

From: Billy Brown (
Date: Sat May 06 2000 - 13:26:39 MDT wrote:
> Robin has a paper on the topic of robots who try to use reversible
> computing. My understanding was that there are unavoidable costs
> due to the non-reversible nature of the world,


> as the robot senses and
> interacts with it.

No. The big issue is the non-reversibility of the physical mechanism of the
computer's internal hardware. It doesn't really matter what the data in the
computer represents.

Billy Brown

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