[ExI] for the fermi paradox fans
anders at aleph.se
Sun Jun 8 17:47:46 UTC 2014
Robin D Hanson <rhanson at gmu.edu> , 8/6/2014 2:43 AM:
And when have to do error correction and to erase bits, you primarily focus on moving bits reversibly from your system into the negentropy store. The resource that you fundamentally have in your storage is negentropy. It can be stored in different ways and converted between those ways, but the way to count it is as negentropy.
Yes, but making one bit of negentropy, doesn't that cost kTln(2)? (where T is the *current* temperature)
Anders Sandberg, Future of Humanity Institute Philosophy Faculty of Oxford University
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