The Need for Uncertainty

“Information theory, to be ontologically real, must rest on something like Feynman’s formulation of quantum mechanics.

And, startlingly, this seems to rule out the Bohmian interpretation of quantum mechanics in which the behavior of the total system is deterministic, but merely epistemologically unknowable. Here information would not be ontologically real.

In short, if we think information is ontologically real, we seem stuck with its base in quantum mechanics and quantum ontological Possibiles.”


Information Needs Quantum Indeterminacy – NPR

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~ by theobservereffect on March 9, 2011.

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