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I'm having trouble understanding what exactly "information" is in the context of the holographic principle suggested by string theory. Can it be equated to a matrix of ones and zeros? Does this information have its own laws of physics or are all laws of physics in our universe a result of this information, as in, does information supersede everything?

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I would say it is everything you need to know if you wanted to reconstruct the universe exactly as it is. –  harogaston Jul 9 at 3:48

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