Search:

Type: Posts; User: excreationist; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    When I say "indistinguishable from reality" I...

    When I say "indistinguishable from reality" I mean that the player can't tell whether the simulation is "real" or not. So if they looked at a star they couldn't tell whether each star has about 10^57...
  2. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    Well people can like how VR can seem pretty real...

    Well people can like how VR can seem pretty real and would desire even more immersion.... There are lots of TV shows and movies where video games are indistinguishable from reality including Vanilla...
  3. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    I'll reply to this part of your post. I don't...

    Does NOT follow from this:


    You have to explain how the former necessarily follows from the latter. You have to explain how we get from "video games exist" to "we live in a video game". Do you...
  4. Replies
    21
    Views
    390

    Yeah you could add more RAM later (which is no...

    Yeah you could add more RAM later (which is no longer possible with Macs)
    BTW the cutting edge game Cyberpunk 2077 recommends 12 GB of RAM...
  5. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    Yeah I think AI would definitely be involved.......

    Yeah I think AI would definitely be involved.... AI based physics and rendering (which can be thousands or millions of times faster)... if it is a low "CPU" simulation AI could partly directly...
  6. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    This can be done in real-time raytracing......

    This can be done in real-time raytracing... materials can have a IOR and the refraction takes into account the geometry:
    https://developer.nvidia.com/blog/my-first-ray-tracing-demo/...
  7. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    There would be demand for video games that are...

    There would be demand for video games that are indistinguishable from reality. In the future it would probably be possible so therefore there would be those kinds of games. It would be more likely...
  8. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    I think the first one on the left has heaps of...

    My take is that these images are obviously either doctored or incrementally generated. Too much regularity, not enough flaws due to whatever etc.

    Yes they do look fairly realistic until one...
  9. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    Just in case that seemed far-fetched - here's...

    Just in case that seemed far-fetched - here's another example of history-alteration... about 1 minute in the AI updates the audio and video based on a plain text alteration of the transcript....
    ...
  10. Replies
    66
    Views
    2,789

    BTW here's some examples: (I think there's two...

    BTW here's some examples: (I think there's two stick insects in the first pic)
    https://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_hoppers/images/DSC_1328.jpg...
  11. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    I like "No sh*t Sherlock" I think a single...

    I like "No sh*t Sherlock"


    I think a single seed (or multiple?) to generate huge procedural environments (e.g. a galaxy or geology) is a useful idea in terms of optimising video games....

    On...
  12. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    It is a way of doing Groundhog Day scenarios that...

    It is a way of doing Groundhog Day scenarios that exactly repeat. Repeating time/seed might be the only way of determining if the randomness is pseudo-random or truly random.... (BTW the same happens...
  13. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    Also on the topic of our world being a computer...

    Also on the topic of our world being a computer game -

    There is the concept of pseudo-random numbers and "seeds"... like in Minecraft - you can deterministically recreate the entire world based on...
  14. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    My point is that recent AI can discover patterns...

    My point is that recent AI can discover patterns that aren't known parameters of the AI's creators. It is different to an "expert system" from old AI systems which is based on a collection of black...
  15. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    A 6 minute video: ...

    A 6 minute video:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lu56xVlZ40M
    At 2:36 it shows how the AI learnt to "box-surf". This is an exploit of a bug that the creators would NOT have known. It says the...
  16. Replies
    1
    Views
    312

    Wow "nearly 20 years".... and it's good that 11...

    Wow "nearly 20 years".... and it's good that 11 will work on current Intel chips... I just ordered a new 2014 iMac which OS11 apparently supports.
  17. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    Well I'm talking about the simulation being a...

    Well I'm talking about the simulation being a very advanced video game... perhaps based on something like deep learning...


    I agree... the civilization that would be simulating a world like ours...
  18. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    You seem to show no insight into current AI even...

    You seem to show no insight into current AI even though I've provided you with a short video you could have watched in post #103. Perhaps the following is relevant - the Dunning-Kruger effect:

    Yes...
  19. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    Yet I'm not sure if you responded to my concept...

    Yet I'm not sure if you responded to my concept of "level of detail" in your reply...


    When exactly was your example of A/C tail data for R&M?


    What has "infinite time" got to do with it?...
  20. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    Well it seems that time and matter/space has a...

    Well it seems that time and matter/space has a limited resolution which means in theory it is could be simulated, given enough computing resources. If it had infinite precision like Newton might have...
  21. Replies
    66
    Views
    2,789

    More info about why butterflies are special: ...

    More info about why butterflies are special:

    "Up to half a billion monarch butterflies lie sleeping having overwintered in Mexico"..... "they have travelled from as far as Canada"....
    ...
  22. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    There is the concept of "level of detail". You...

    There is the concept of "level of detail". You don't need to continuously simulate every particle in every star. If you observed a star more closely then it would automatically simulate it in greater...
  23. Replies
    7
    Views
    632

    From his old writings:...

    From his old writings:
    https://www.richardcarrier.info/Historicity_of_Jesus.pdf


    He sometimes says that Jesus was an angel or archangel.......
  24. Replies
    143
    Views
    8,886

    AI is developing exponentially with new...

    AI is developing exponentially with new techniques such as deep learning. Note that the Pacman replicator/simulator was only released a few months ago. The simulations I'm talking about might be...
  25. Replies
    3
    Views
    134

    That's good news! BTW there's this: ...

    That's good news!

    BTW there's this:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_ref_Xly7Y
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4