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While 2012 was a hallmark year for science, one important event went largely unnoticed by most casual science observers: The 50th anniversary of one of the most influential and revolutionary science books that you’ve probably never heard of.
Turns out the trope is true: You should trust your gut — as long as you’re an expert.
In 1999, the first in a series of movies came out suggesting that we are all parts of a computer simulation. The Matrix was the ultimate horror story of artificial intelligence gone wrong. But could it be true? Could we be living in a computer simulation? And how would we ever know?
- An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
- A timorous, cowardly fellow.
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