From: Matt Mahoney (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Jan 23 2008 - 19:10:20 MST
--- Nick Tarleton <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Jan 23, 2008 3:58 PM, Matt Mahoney <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > AIXI/Occam's Razor favors the simplest algorithm, not the fastest program.
> > There is an inverse relation, as outlined in the table in
> > http://www.mattmahoney.net/singularity.html
> Doesn't this neglect that simulators may prefer to run more complex
> but more efficient simulations? Humans, at least, would presumably be
> much more likely to run brain or universe simulations (or something in
> between) than multiverses.
If we assume that the simulators are run by something resembling humans, or
that they have limited computational power. But we can't.
-- Matt Mahoney, email@example.com
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