Russell,

`Thanks for the link. Yet, it is unclear to me what is exactly`

`information and computation in this experiment. To be more precise, let`

`us take physicalism:`

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/physicalism/

`This is probably in what I believe right now, although as I have`

`described recently in "Two Mathematicians in a Bunker and Existence of`

`Pi" I see problems with mathematics under physicalism.`

`We could repeat the same experiment with two computer scientists in a`

`bunker that discuss information and computation. The question is what`

`happens under the physicalism hypothesis with information and`

`computation in the bunker. Do we have information and computation in the`

`bunker when two computer scientists are still alive? Do we have`

`information and computation there when they are dead?`

Evgenii -- Two Mathematicians in a Bunker and Existence of Pi http://blog.rudnyi.ru/2012/03/two-mathematicians-in-a-bunker.html On 13.03.2012 01:43 Russell Standish said the following:

http://www.nature.com/news/the-unavoidable-cost-of-computation-revealed-1.10186 This about experimentally testing Landauer's principle that computation has thermodynamic constraints.

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