Kurzweil : "Do we live in a computer simulation, how to test the idea ?.. | Inventer le monde | Scoop.it
The concept that we could possibly be living in a computer simulation has been suggested by science writers and others, and was formalized in a 2003 paper published in Philosophical Quarterly by Nick Bostrom, a philosophy professor at the University of Oxford. With current limitations and trends in computing, it will be decades before researchers will be able to run even primitive simulations of the universe. But a University of Washington team has suggested tests that can be performed now, or in the near future, that could resolve the question…

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Nick Bostrom, philosophy professor at the University of Oxford : http://bit.ly/Z7mph4
> Martin Savage, physics professor at the University of Washington : http://bit.ly/Z7myRE