From: Damien Broderick (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Aug 27 2005 - 08:31:50 MDT
At 11:07 AM 8/27/2005 +0100, Michael Wilson wrote:
>Phil Goetz wrote:
> > Then, you'd be unable to implement physical interactions
> > to the infinitely-fine level of resolution required by
> > Newtonian physics. So you would probably choose some very fine
> > level of resolution, and say that for interactions at that
> > resolution or less, instead of simulating them completely,
> > you'd use a probabilistic approximation.
>Aren't you talking about quantum physics, which does indeed have
>both quantisation and probabilistic results, not relativity?
Yes (as *well as* relativity); this is exactly Phil's wry jest: d'oh!
you're soaking in it.
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