[extropy-chat] Is Many Worlds testable?

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Fri Dec 29 21:43:15 UTC 2006

On Fri, Dec 29, 2006 at 09:04:21PM +0000, Russell Wallace wrote:

>    You might in principle be able to make it use an arbitrarily small
>    amount of _power_ (assuming the state of your circuit elements is
>    stable for an arbitrarily long time, there are no leakage currents etc

Spintronics is static, and long-term stability is (albeit possible) not
an issue in a dynamic system such as a mind.

>    - AFAIK these aren't realistic assumptions with known forms of
>    computronium), but running slower means you have to run longer; what's
>    your proposal for using an arbitrarily small amount of _energy_?

Reversible computation does not clamp your style much.

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