Re: virus: Life as a computation

David McFadzean (
Mon, 09 Jun 1997 12:44:16 -0600

At 01:18 PM 09/06/97 +0200, Chitren Nursinghdass wrote:

>The universe is a big computer (you'd like to say QUANTUM computer, but
>I think there may be more fundamental particles than quarks.)

The universe is like a computer in many respects (some aspects are
amenable to algorithmic descriptions) and not like a computer in
many more respects (you can't buy one at Radio Shack). What is to
be gained by equating the two?

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus