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Maitland's Undercut: In a few years a sim-racer will win a Grand Prix

I'm going to go out on a bit of a limb here, but I'm also extremely confident about this prediction: Within just a few years, a gamer will win a Grand Prix. I know this is a Formula 1 column (and it really is), but have you ever heard of the simulation hypothesis? Without getting too philosophical on you, it's the idea that we are all in fact *already* living in a simulated reality. I'm not talking about your PS4 or your whiz-bang sim setup – I mean you, right here, reading this article. It's not real. You're in a simulation. Take it step by step with me: Computer power will continue to improve, right? ‘As good as real' (or better than real) simulations will inevitably become...
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