RE: trends in brain imaging

From: E. Shaun Russell (
Date: Sat Jan 20 2001 - 19:55:04 MST

Mez wrote:

>2) Rate of computational power growth. In _Age of Spiritual Machines_
>(my copy is also on loan so I will again go out on a limb) Kurzweil
>projects computational power growing by a factor of 10^3 every decade.

Wrong again. From page 105: "...the capacity of computing will double ten
times every decade, which is a factor of one thousand (2^10) every ten years."

By the way, my apologies for my redundant posting earlier --I didn't see
that the fallacy had already been corrected by Max.

E. Shaun Russell Operations Officer, Extropy Institute
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