On 9/25/2012 3:48 PM, Stephen P. King wrote:

Yes, and these micro-branches are effectively classical because the system is entangledwith a large number of environmental degrees of freedom. Still, you can't identify aconscious observer with a particular micro-branch, you need to consider a large numberof them, as only then the computation that is carried out to render the observerbecomes well defined.Hi,I see this statement to be consistent with Bruno's consideration of a 1p as anintersection (of sorts) between an infinite number of computations. I just wish Brunowould see that his problem with measures might be just comp's version of the partitionproblem for Abelian von Neumann subalgebras!

I don't understand this remark. Can you explain?

Note that I cannot look into your brain and determine which micro-branch you really arein, as that would vastly exceed the maximum capacity of my brain. Only for simplesystems that can be described in a few bits of information can we be aware of thecomplete information that completely fixes the system.Does not the Bekenstein bound put an upper bound on the classical information thatwe can measure?

`The Bekenstein bound and the holographic principle put an upper bound on the total entropy`

`within a horizon; it's a QFT conjecture, not just classical.`

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