[Physics] Holograms, the Universe and You!

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What Do Black Holes, Holograms, and Intelligence Have in Common?

Our understanding of reality is changing profoundly, including our understanding of understanding. I begin by explaining what John Archibald Wheeler meant by "The physical world is made of information; energy and matter are incidentals;" and end with how Alex Wissner-Gross used the maximum entropy principle to create a system with general intelligence. Strange as it may sound, along this path we'll glimpse some deep connections among all the forces of nature.