Re: All is information (was: All is number)

From: Marc Geddes (
Date: Thu Aug 19 2004 - 04:24:12 MDT

 --- Christian Szegedy <> wrote:

> Marc Geddes wrote:
> >Here's comment from Greg Chaitin:
> >
> >
> Apropos Chaitin: do you also believe that Chaitins
> omega can
> be approximatad with arbitrary accuracy?

I should clarify: the number (omega) is 'uncomputable'
only in the sense that no finite algorithimic
procedure can specify successive digits. But this
doesn't mean that the digits can't be worked out.

It just means that new kinds of insight and ingenuity
would constantly have to be deployed in order to get
more and more digits. And presumably the digits
obtained would not be absolutely certain to be correct
(just highly probable). That's my interpretation.

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