Not sure if anyone will be able to answer these questions but it would be good if someone would give it a shot. A friend recently explained the measurement problem to me and i thought of a few questions which he was not able to answer. A) Do animals count as observers, and can they cause wave function collapse? B) If i were in the same room as the experiment while observing the electrons via an observation device then as i understand it the wave function collapse will occur. But, what would happen if i were one the other side of the planet, viewing the experiment through via data stream? C) If i am controlling the experiment but not observing observing it, will the wave function collapse occur? D) If a computer program that was sentient observed the experiment, would the collapse occur? I know that nobody actually knows the answer to this but some theories would be great. Thank you in advance guys. Sorry if these questions are lame but this has really intrigued me and i can't seem to find answers to my questions due to the fact that most papers i find on the subject are written in what may as well be Greek to me.