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How to create Matrix-like simulation?

Movies like The Matrix and video games like The Evil Within have popularized the idea of a simulated reality. I'm talking about a human connected to a computer and able to experience similar things ...
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Looking for a layman's plasma simulator [closed]

Modelling plasma in a magnetic field is hard, it has to be or we would have fusion power already. Do you know of an application that could be used to simulate the rough / dumbed-down behaviour of a ...
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If reality were frame-rate based, how could we detect it?

Inspired by this question regarding reality as simulation and this question about a continuous time line, it made me wonder: if our time were indeed like a high frame-rate simulation, how could we ...
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Artificial sky and sun for underground and remote colonies

I has this idea for quite a while. I searched for information on the internet but I could see no reference. All searches gave results on the same idea but the effect was not what I'm looking for. The ...
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What are the conditions to confirm that we live in a simulation? [duplicate]

Living inside a simulation - several conditions have to meet in order to prove that we are actually living inside one. Chance of our computing/processing power to become unlimited is becoming a ...
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Tiny Earth: How will it affect seasons and weather? [closed]

In my story, humans are testing AIs by placing them inside of a simulated universe and seeing how their society evolves. However, to save on processing power, the scientists have reduced the size of ...
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Is there a simulation-within-simulation bedrock?

This question assumes the following is true: Our universe is simulated We will eventually have the capacity and ability to easily simulate our own universe Every point in time at every place will be ...