Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Elon Musk's Question to AI: What's Outside The Simulation?

  1. #1
    Super Moderator
    Join Date
    14th September 2013
    Thanked 4,947 Times in 1,006 Posts

    Elon Musk's Question to AI: What's Outside The Simulation?


    "Sep 12, 2020 by Science Time

    Elon Musk thinks we are most likely in a simulation, because we exist. If you assume any rate of improvement at all, then games will be indistinguishable from reality, or civilization will end. One of those two things will occur. A computer simulation according to Elon Musk seems to be the best explanation for how we got here without being in a simulation. According to Elon Musk there’s a billion to one chance we’re living in base reality.

    There is a very good chance that we are living in a computer simulation. The computer simulation theory holds that all of reality as we know it is an artificial construct created by an advanced civilization. There is evidence that computer games are more complex and realistic every year and so it seems very likely that the future of computer logic will simulate worlds that are indistinguishable from ours.

    Could this advancement of computers eventually lead to a simulated reality that is indistinguishable from our own? The answer is that we don’t know what the future of computers will be, but the fact that we are already close to producing photorealistic images in real time indicates that things are moving in that direction.

    Complete immersion in a virtual world is no longer a pipe dream - it is very close to being an everyday reality. The next step is that we will place our brains into a computer simulation where we can sense, experience, and interact completely with our world.

  2. The Following 6 Users Say Thank You to Kathy For This Useful Post:

    Aianawa (14th September 2020), Aragorn (14th September 2020), Dreamtimer (17th September 2020), Elen (15th September 2020), NotAPretender (15th September 2020), Wind (14th September 2020)

  3. #2
    Senior Member NotAPretender's Avatar
    Join Date
    3rd April 2017
    Thanked 25,315 Times in 6,055 Posts
    Well, what are we in this scenario?
    “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.”

  4. The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to NotAPretender For This Useful Post:

    Aragorn (15th September 2020), Dreamtimer (17th September 2020), Elen (15th September 2020), Wind (15th September 2020)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts