From: Vladimir Nesov (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Jan 31 2008 - 15:59:55 MST
On Jan 31, 2008 9:30 AM, Peter de Blanc <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-01-30 at 22:43 -0500, Thomas McCabe wrote:
> > How simple? 10 bits? 100 bits? 1000 bits? I have no idea what the
> > Kolmogorov complexity of intelligent life in general is. For large
> > enough selection pressures to produce general intelligence, you need
> > (http://www.overcomingbias.com/2007/11/no-evolution-fo.html):
> I don't think it makes sense to ask about the Kolmogorov complexity of
> intelligent life. The idea of Solomonoff Induction is to ask about the
> Kolmogorov complexity of your theory of everything. 'Intelligent Life'
> is a high-level phenomenon within the universe.
But this theory of everything also includes all accidental complexity
of particular reality observer resides in, positions of all stars,
specific forms of life that evolved on this planet, and yes,
particular paintings. Simplicity of physical laws doesn't help.
-- Vladimir Nesov mailto:email@example.com
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