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The truly privileged theories are not the ones referring to any particular scale of size or complexity, nor the ones situated at any particular level…
The most important application of quantum computing in the future is likely to be a computer simulation of quantum systems, because that’s an application where…
Humans may or may not have cosmic significance, and if they do, it will be by hitching a ride on the objective centrality of knowledge…
Where we have good, testable explanations, they then have to be tested, and we drop the ones that fail the tests.
To me quantum computation is a new and deeper and better way to understand the laws of physics, and hence understanding physical reality as a…
Science is objective. And in my view we cannot take any experimental results seriously except in the light of good explanations of them.
Is the human race a universal constructor?
It is possible to build a virtual-reality generator whose repertoire includes every possible environment.
Every problem that is interesting is also soluble.
Time travel may be achieved one day, or it may not. But if it is, it should not require any fundamental change in world-view, at…
I myself believe that there will one day be time travel because when we find that something isn’t forbidden by the over-arching laws of physics…
I don’t think it would be a good idea for scientists to have more political power. Scientists as a group are more inclined to try…
Our best theories are not only truer than common sense, they make more sense than common sense.
Quantum computation is… a distinctively new way of harnessing nature… It will be the first technology that allows useful tasks to be performed in collaboration…
The overwhelming majority of theories are rejected because they contain bad explanations, not because they fail experimental tests.
The brain is the only kind of object capable of understanding that the cosmos is even there, or why there are infinitely many prime numbers,…
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