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Apr 9, 2019

“Great” Minds Think Universe Is a Computer Program

Posted by in categories: computing, Elon Musk

Circa 2017


The Matrix, the first episode, was a fun movie. But as a description for reality? Please.

Yet some of our most prominent scientific and tech thinkers seriously propose we are living in a computer program. From the BBC story:

The idea that we live in a simulation has some high-profile advocates.

In June 2016, technology entrepreneur Elon Musk assertedthat the odds are “a billion to one” against us living in “base reality”.

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