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Prof Hawking to mail postage-stamp space craft to Alpha Centauri using frickin' lasers

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Well, AIs and/or Life spreading out throughout the universe is inevitable. A mathematical structure being selected that is tuned "just so" that glowing balls of burning hydrogen rapidly emerge and put out first, lego bricks and then an energy stream that can be harvested by self-assembling structures doing suspiciously fast parallel search so that large information-processing structures emerge in the galactic blink of an eye?

It's like seeing a probabilistic program running that puts all the right values in the all the right places of the Excel sheet eventually.

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