The Quantum Roots of Alternate Reality Narratives in Games

Game narratives are rife with alternate realities as a plot device (Half-Life, Bioshock Infinite, Kingdom Hearts, Ultima Online, Chrono Cross, etc.) These parallel universes have roots in the real science of quantum physics. This informative and entertaining session will explain everything needed to understand quantum alternate realities by taking you through a history of the experiments and personalities that resulted in the discovery of this fundamentally strange nature of our universe.


Brian Kirkby [Sr. Software Engineer, Self], Patrick Gradie [Sr. Computer Scientist, Self], Alex Kenney [Science Education Consultant, Self], Craig Olsen [Q&A Consultant, Self], Bernard Jonathan Gardner [Q&A Consultant, Self], Nicasio Viera [Q&A Consultant, Self]