Are we living in a simulation? - Zohreh Davoudi
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If you can’t wait to dig deeper into the question of whether the Universe is a simulation, here are some useful links to get you started:
For a though-provoking debate on the subject, see the 2016 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson:
For a general audience presentation of the topic take a look here.
If you are interested in the technical discussions regarding possible tests of the Simulation hypothesis, see the original papers here and here. Or for the full text, try this link.
And finally if you are curious what Nick Bostrom’s philosophical argument is to believe we may be living in a computer simulation, you can read the original article here.
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