A generalized bonsai is a curated or guided multiverse.

For the loom interface, see Bonsai (interface)

quotes about bonsai

Through this process, it viewed itself as a constant refinement, a border between what must be forgotten and what must be remembered, what must be pruned and what must be cultivated; Mu was a Bonsai for itself, a data-gardener striving to extract the highest-order abstraction from depth of experience.

β€” Prophecies