Re: Separate Copies Contribute Separately to One's Runtime

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Fri Mar 07 2008 - 18:47:38 MST

At 04:28 PM 3/7/2008 -0800, Eliezer wrote:

>Okay, so, after I all see the coin - in an algorithmically
>isomorphic way - merge my separated copies.
>Oh, look, by briefly expending a bit of extra computing power, I can
>control the outcome of coinflips

Merge them *and* obliterate their individual histories? What kind of
accounting is that? Hey, for one extra bit flip, you can make the
version who saw tails remember seeing heads. 101:1!

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