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Ep 200: Chiara Marletto

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00:00 Introduction

08:03 Interview Begins

09:42 How Chiara found herself at the foundations of physics

15:30 How Chiara found Everett

19:13 No Special Physics is required for Observers

21:02 What is a counterfactual? How is it linked to a constructor?

29:05 What is (classical) information? How is it different to quantum information?

32:30 Quantum Information is more constrained. This makes it more powerful.

34:08 Is the universe made of information?

38:04 The Simulation Hypothesis

40:33 The second law of thermodynamics

53:16 The AI Apocalypse?

58:02 How do we help a human become passionate about knowledge?

59:39 The Fine Tuning Problem

01:07:48 The Constructor Theoretic Notion of Knowledge

01:10:52 Constructor Theoretic Knowledge as a window on the origins of life.

01:12:16 The links between physics, epistemology and biology

01:14:15 Experimentally testing the quantum nature of gravity

01:26:05 Where to find out more

Support me by following the links at www.bretthall.org

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00:00 Introduction

08:03 Interview Begins

09:42 How Chiara found herself at the foundations of physics

15:30 How Chiara found Everett

19:13 No Special Physics is required for Observers

21:02 What is a counterfactual? How is it linked to a constructor?

29:05 What is (classical) information? How is it different to quantum information?

32:30 Quantum Information is more constrained. This makes it more powerful.

34:08 Is the universe made of information?

38:04 The Simulation Hypothesis

40:33 The second law of thermodynamics

53:16 The AI Apocalypse?

58:02 How do we help a human become passionate about knowledge?

59:39 The Fine Tuning Problem

01:07:48 The Constructor Theoretic Notion of Knowledge

01:10:52 Constructor Theoretic Knowledge as a window on the origins of life.

01:12:16 The links between physics, epistemology and biology

01:14:15 Experimentally testing the quantum nature of gravity

01:26:05 Where to find out more

Support me by following the links at www.bretthall.org

  continue reading

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