Category Archives: Information

Waves and Dimensions

Brain waves were discovered over a hundred years ago and first measured crudely with an electroencephalogram in 1924. We know the brain is always active, even during sleep, and the patterns of activity change with our conscious state. A few … Continue reading

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The Other Simulation Hypothesis

The simulation hypothesis is mostly associated with Nick Bostrom and his paper Are You Living in a Computer Simulation? Bostrom argues that we likely are living in a simulation and Elon Musk agrees with him. Frankly I think it is … Continue reading

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Feeling Neurons?

A recent post on panpsychism in relation to a book review and a comment by Travis R. has me thinking about some things. One thing is whether we are fundamentally conflating two related but somewhat distinct concepts in discussions of … Continue reading

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