Gerard 't Hooft @gthooft on Nature's bookkeeping system: where the degrees of freedom are. (h/t)
Abstract: Establishing how one should describe and study natures fundamental degrees of freedom is a notoriously difficult problem. It is tempting to assume that the number of bits (or qubits) needed in a given Planckian 3-volume, or perhaps 2-volume, is a fixed finite number, but this ansatz ...
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