Re: the end of fermi's paradox?

From: Chris Petersen (
Date: Fri Jan 05 2007 - 17:58:00 MST

Philip, assumedly, if we're going to get that anthropic, the simulator could
realtime process any segment of the universe currently being observed.


On 1/5/07, Philip Goetz <> wrote:
> On 1/5/07, Mike Dougherty <> wrote:
> > Where in this thread is the possibility that our universe is an isolated
> > virtual machine? The output of which is simply the eventual solution to
> a
> > problem - which itself may be a quantum decision (slit A or B) or the
> > temporary existance of a 'virtual' particle?
> That's another reasonable hypothesis. I think that, if that were
> true, and we assume the simulation focuses on Earth (hence no ET), we
> would expect that the universal simulation is being computed at a
> lower resolution everywhere other than earth, which would lead to
> Planck's constant increasing the further you go from Earth. Could
> that be detected?

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