# Re: Bekenstein bound (Re: A model of consciousness)

From: Krekoski Ross (rosskrekoski@gmail.com)
Date: Thu Mar 20 2008 - 02:06:39 MDT

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> I dont know ... but it gets into topography a bit.
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By which I apparently mean...vegetation and relief maps... and landforms...

and not topological holography or Chern-Simons theory...

Ross

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> On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 2:15 AM, Mike Dougherty <msd001@gmail.com> wrote:
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> > On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 4:10 PM, Matt Mahoney <matmahoney@yahoo.com>
> > wrote:
> > > The model assumes that the set of states is isomorphic to N. Any
> > real
> > > implementation with finite memory must have finite subjective
> > experience. All
> > > implementations must have finite memory because the universe has a
> > Bekenstein
> > > bound of about 10^122 bits.
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> > I looked up Bekenstein bound on wikipedia (it's a start)
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> > "S=A/4 where A is the two-dimensional area of the black hole's event
> > horizon in units of the Planck area, \hbar G/c^3."
> >
> > Can someone explain how a two dimensional area is used to measure the
> > amount of information that can be stored in a 3 (or more) dimensional
> > universe? (Or if this is too basic a question, simply email me
> > off-list with some educational URLs)
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