> Ok, so what factors have to occur before a "singularity " is attained? Have
> you estimated how many Instructions per Second or how many Bitstreams?
My current thinking on hardware is 1e15 floating point ops/sec, with a
minimum speed per CPU of 1e9 ops/sec and 1e12 ops/sec preferred. Memory
required: At least 1e12 bytes, probably more. We'll have the hardware
before we have the software.
-- firstname.lastname@example.org Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://pobox.com/~sentience/beyond.html Member, Extropy Institute Senior Associate, Foresight Institute
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