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Minds, Machines, and the Multiverse

Minds, Machines, and the Multiverse

THE QUEST FOR THE QUANTUM COMPUTER

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  • Simon & Schuster | 
  • 400 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780743242639 | 
  • April 2002
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Chapter One: Late-Night Quantum Thoughts

Any technology that is sufficiently advanced is indistinguishable from magic.

Arthur C. Clarke

Life in Other Universes

Gaunt, hair unkempt, and skin a ghostly shade, David Deutsch cuts a strange figure even by the standards of the eccentrics and oddballs that so often inhabit the upper reaches of science. Yet appearances can be deceptive. Talk to Deutsch and you won't find the withdrawn, head-in-the-clouds academic you might expect but someone who is articulate, personable, and exceedingly bright. You'll also quickly discover this is an individual whose ideas about life... see more

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