Re: Singularity and AIs (was: We're stuck with each other)

From: Dan Clemmensen (
Date: Sun Jan 27 2002 - 15:06:08 MST

animated silicon love doll wrote:

 some things here go over my head, but until now i don't think i've seen anything that i just
> completely don't get. so. what's a GOP? unless you're talking about 2 republicans full of
> braindead sequential operations..

GOPS == Giga-Operation Per Second/ (I prefer you rdefinitin, however)

> slightly less important, but on a similar note, could anyone give me a precise definition of
> computronium?

"Compurtinium" is matter converted to the form that mazimizes
computation. We often use this to refer to a hypothetical
nanotech computer, as in "a plausoble goal for an SI would be to
convert all mass in the sloar system to computronium."

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