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On the contrary: the quantum software is constrained by very strict rules of topological nature, which minimize the algorithmic complexity. The rules are: locality, unitarity, homogeneity, and isotropy of the processing, in addition to minimality of the quantum dimension. What is amazing is that from just such simple rules, and without using relativity, we obtain the Dirac field dynamics as emergent. It is not easy to abandon the idea of a universe made of matter and embrace the vision of a reality made of pure information.
The union of M1 and M2 is the Hesse configuration. Kochen-Specker Theorem with ‘Dessins D’enfants’: Three Qubits Poincaré wrote: Perceptual space is only an image of geometric space, an image altered by a sort of perspective [22, p. 342] and Weyl wrote: In this sense the projective plane and the color continuum are isomorphic with one another [22, p. 343]. Color experience through our eyes to our mind relies on the real projective plane RP2 . Three-qubit contextuality also relies on RP2 thanks to a Mermin ‘magic’ pentagram, that for reasons explained below in (i) we denote P¯ (by abuse of language because we are at first more interested to see the pentagram as a geometrical configuration than as a graph).