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

From: animated silicon love doll (
Date: Sun Jan 27 2002 - 16:06:50 MST

2002.01.27 14:38:02, Eugene Leitl <> wrote:

>oh, a GOPS is a Giga Operation Per Second. 1e9, 1000000000, one billion
>shiny funky CPU operations of second. Modern CPUs are capable of several

so is a gop a billion flops, then?

>now, you're probably going to ask what a cellular automaton is....

actually, i kinda know. rudy rucker was talking about them a bit in the big mondo 2000
book that i forgot the name of... but if you feel the need to explain further (or give me
relevant urls), by all means, go ahead!

cheshire morgan. we all create life, some of us with wombs,
                        some with smiles, some with patient hands.
                        we are all gods, if we choose to be.

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