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I think I read somewhere that the speed of light would make there be a limit to how CPU intensive a simulation is... (rather than allowing infinite speeds)

Apparently time slows down due to gravity (related to how crowded things are) - which would also reduce the CPU usage.

Note that there is a threshold of time (Planck time) which limits how CPU intensive things are as well. (rather than infinitely continuous time)

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The main limitation to computation is that to enter a value into a register takes a certain amount of energy. Hence using present technology Moores law states that computing power doubles every couple of years and means that the total power of the earth would be needed by 2040 and in a couple of hundred years the energy of the whole galaxy would be needed. While energy usage can be reduced by minaturisation there is also a limit to this as modern circuit boards are at the point when quantum effects start to become important.So to increase computation power a completely new principle like quantum computing is needed.

 

It is true that gravity limits how much information can be stored in a certain space. Bekenstein and Hawking when studying black holes found that the total amount of information you can fit in a space corresponds to the surface area of the space rather than the volume. Hence you can fit a lot less energy into space than you would expect. Maybe one day this will be the limit as the universe could be seen as a kind of computer.

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8 hours ago, linenum said:

I think I read somewhere that the speed of light would make there be a limit to how CPU intensive a simulation is... (rather than allowing infinite speeds)

Apparently time slows down due to gravity (related to how crowded things are) - which would also reduce the CPU usage.

Note that there is a threshold of time (Planck time) which limits how CPU intensive things are as well. (rather than infinitely continuous time)

Is this where quantum computing comes into its own Linenum?

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3 hours ago, Nemuri Kyoshiro said:

Have you checked out Anthony Patch's stuff on this?

Thanks I've started to look into that... 
https://www.anthonypatch.com/mandela-effect-d-wave-s-boltzmann-machine-quantum-pollution

I don't think that the Mandela Effect is related to the nature of reality... I think it involves chance and is a bit like this:

 

 

 

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The simulation is the system describing itself

The real and the world is not the same

 

The real is still here but the simulation is the mask over your perception

 

The ego nurtures the mask

 

Taoists ignore the ego to dissolve the mask

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