” If you wanted to build the most powerful computer you could, you can’t do better than including everything in the universe that’s potentially available. “


” Thinking of the universe as a computer is controversial. “


” One of the things that I’ve been doing recently in my scientific research is to ask this question: Is the universe actually capable of performing things like digital computations? “


” I have not proved that the universe is, in fact, a digital computer and that it’s capable of performing universal computation, but it’s plausible that it is. “


” Another feature that everybody notices about the universe is that it’s complex. “


” If you take a more Darwinian point of view the dynamics of the universe are such that as the universe evolved in time, complex systems arose out of the natural dynamics of the universe. “


” I would suggest, merely as a metaphor here, but also as the basis for a scientific program to investigate the computational capacity of the universe, that this is also a reasonable explanation for why the universe is complex. “



All 7 Seth Lloyd Quotes about Universe in picture


If you wanted to build the most powerful computer you could, you can
Thinking of the universe as a computer is controversial.


One of the things that I
I have not proved that the universe is, in fact, a digital computer and that it
Another feature that everybody notices about the universe is that it
If you take a more Darwinian point of view the dynamics of the universe are such that as the universe evolved in time, complex systems arose out of the natural dynamics of the universe.
I would suggest, merely as a metaphor here, but also as the basis for a scientific program to investigate the computational capacity of the universe, that this is also a reasonable explanation for why the universe is complex.
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