Does any work in philosophy reflect the idea that future technological advances based on calculations will lead to the discovery of new facts about the world? Is there a connection between the ideas of future technology and future discoveries?

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    Can you expand on the question? It's easier to answer questions when you explain them in your own words rather than relying on a meme. – Cort Ammon May 24 '17 at 22:22
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    It is very unclear what this question is asking and in most cases pictures are only allowed to be used when they are necessary to understand the question being asked. I am going to try to reformat the question into what might be a more understandable question, feel free to roll it back to your question but in its current state this question is likely to be closed. – Not_Here May 25 '17 at 22:59
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    Depends a lot on what you mean by "calculation". Is the discovery of encryption algorithms a "calculation"? Clearly they've changed the world significantly. – Lee Daniel Crocker May 25 '17 at 23:26
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    @Not_Here somehow I get the impression that the OP is really trying to ask : "Is synthetic a priori possible?" -- but that just might be my bias :-) – Alexander S King May 25 '17 at 23:29
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    @AlexanderSKing I can definitely see your reasoning in that but the use of "technology of future numeric calculations" throws up some red flags. Either way, I hope they log back on and attempt to clarify the question because I am curious. – Not_Here May 25 '17 at 23:44