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Q. G. Pennyworth:
http://www.businessinsider.com/tech-billionaires-want-to-break-humans-out-of-a-computer-simulation-2016-10


--- Quote ---Many people in Silicon Valley have become obsessed with the simulation hypothesis, the argument that what we experience as reality is in fact fabricated in a computer; two tech billionaires have gone so far as to secretly engage scientists to work on breaking us out of the simulation.
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Vanadium Gryllz:

--- Quote from: Q. G. Pennyworth on October 06, 2016, 03:30:11 pm ---http://www.businessinsider.com/tech-billionaires-want-to-break-humans-out-of-a-computer-simulation-2016-10


--- Quote ---Many people in Silicon Valley have become obsessed with the simulation hypothesis, the argument that what we experience as reality is in fact fabricated in a computer; two tech billionaires have gone so far as to secretly engage scientists to work on breaking us out of the simulation.
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Now i'm not a Silicon Valley billionaire but the idea of 'breaking out' of a simulation that might be... simulating you sounds impossible by definition.

Maybe they need to read the BIP again.

Mesozoic Mister Nigel:
Oh FFS

The Good Reverend Roger:
I see two scientists that just arranged to get paid for an indefinite period of time for doing precisely nothing.

:bob:

Q. G. Pennyworth:
I mean, if they're getting paid to figure out how to cause enough of a ruckus to blackmail the IT guys into building them bodies in the next level out to get downloaded into, I could get behind that.

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