The scientists seem to think so! Here is a list of interesting articles that show that this line of thinking is on the increase:
Quantum computing depends on a very deep idea: that the world itself is a kind of computer.
http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/b ... z29OmiIEts
Physicists say there may be a way to prove we live in a computer simulation.
http://io9.com/5950543/physicists-say-t ... simulation
DNA: The Ultimate Hard Drive
http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2 ... -code.html
Do we live in the Matrix? Researchers say they have found a way to find out.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... ve-do.html
Does Our Brain Really Create Consciousness?
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peter-rus ... b=facebook
Scientists to simulate human brain inside a supercomputer.
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/12/tech/ ... ?hpt=hp_t3
Physicists say they may have evidence that the universe is a computer simulation.
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012/10 ... _ref=false
Scientists offer quantum theory of soul's existence.
Troy Robins - Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist based in Oxford & Witney, Oxfordshire in the UK.