Re: How To Live In A Simulation

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Thu Mar 15 2001 - 03:57:30 MST

On Thu, 15 Mar 2001, Samantha Atkins wrote:

> A posthuman or SI that constantly continuously grows would eventually
> know everything in this universe that is possible to know. If it
> managed to transcend space/time it would be effectively omnipresent.
> Having all knowledge, time and materials at hand it would effectively
> be omnipotent. What is missing here?

It wouldn't be able to know anything but itself. I.e. it would not have
enough bits at t to be able to accurately represent itself at t.

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