Hidden Variables of Time — “Similar to the Limit of the Speed of Light”

 

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It turns out any biological or physical system that “computes” outputs from inputs, like a cell processing energy, or an ecosystem evolving, would conceal hidden variables. “These kinds of models really do come up in a natural way,” observes physicist Jeremy A. Owen at MIT, “based on the assumptions that time is continuous, and that the state you’re in determines where you’re going to go next.”

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