[ExI] Yesterday's Mashed Potatoes

Rick Strongitharm godsdice at gmail.com
Sun Apr 20 22:58:05 UTC 2008

Henson replied:

While information has to be embedded in matter, the particular material is
not important.  It the pattern of information that makes one person
different from another, not the particular atoms.

This makes me think that:

If it is the "pattern", then the information should be readily transferable
when uploading, or even duplicatable if one were cloning.

Wikipedia: "A *pattern of information* (or *form*) is the pattern or content
of an instance or piece of information. Many separate pieces of information
may share the same form. We can say that those pieces are *perfectly
correlated* or say that they are *copies* of each other, as in copies of a

Rick Strongitharm
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