Tim May wrote:
> The articles, especially those by Marcus Chown, are wildly speculative 
> hints at what may be aspects of reality...at least this is how I treat 
> them. And what appears to be just idle speculation sometimes is linked 
> with things I know to be important (a cover story on the work of Greg 
> Chaitin comes to mind...anyone not familiar with Chaitin's work would 
> probably think the article was hype, but it contained hints and nuggets 
> which might inspire some folks unfamiliar with his work to take a 
> closer look.).

Agreed. It was precisely one such story on New Scientist about Max
Tegmark that lead me to this list!


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