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Jason Cawley
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Rudy Rucker reviews Seth Lloyd's new book

Seth Lloyd has a recent book, "Programming the Universe", that makes a case for a quantum computational universe. That basically agrees with the computational view of NKS, but suggests that the underlying computations occur as a quantum computer computation via QM physics, rather than seeing QM physics as itself an emergent consequence of an underlying computational generator, as Wolfram suggests.

Rudy Rucker has a fair and readily accessible review of it on his blog, here -

http://www.rudyrucker.com/blog/?ent...ry060601-082521

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