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Just for fun: Sabine Hossenfelder on games played by quantum mechanics rules


Which might teach the player how it works:

It’s difficult to explain quantum mechanics with words. We just talked about this the other day. The issue is, we simply don’t have the words to describe something that we don’t experience. But what if you could experience quantum effects. Not in the real world, but at least in a virtual world, in a computer game? Wait, there are games for quantum mechanics? Yes, there are, and better still, they are free. Where do you get these quantum games and how do they work? That’s what we’ll talk about today.

Sabine Hossenfelder, “Quantum Games — Really!” at BackRe(Action) (July 9, 2022)

One can, in theory, learn quantum mechanics while having fun.

You may also wish to read: At Scientific American: Does quantum mechanics kill free will? Physicists take sides. Sabine Hossenfelder thinks superdeterminism enables quantum mechanics to do that; George Ellis disagrees. Horgan’s arguments against superdeterminism work quite well but they require a world in which the human mind really exists. Is he prepared to go there?


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