Re: Optimal Prediction

From: Bill Jefferys <>
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 09:46:41 -0500

>At 2:25 PM +0100 3/26/02, Juergen Schmidhuber wrote:

>But unfortunately the anthropic principle does not have any
>predictive power. It does NOT predict there won't be any flying
>rabbits tomorrow.

But Hoyle did use the AP to predict specific facts about nuclear
energy levels, which were subsequently found to be true. So your
first statement isn't correct, IMO.

Received on Tue Mar 26 2002 - 12:30:57 PST

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