Re: >Om (Quantum DNA copying?)

From: Brian Atkins (
Date: Thu Apr 13 2000 - 11:13:02 MDT

This is a _good thing_ ?? Ack, I was just beginning to hope near-future
(5-10 years) computing power would be capable of running an AI. If we
have to simulate some kind of quantum effects to get a real brain then
that is going to be a pain in the ass.

"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:
> Coooolll....
> ( For those of you who missed the original message, the link is:
> )
> If biology can be demonstrated to create quantum-superposed states just
> to more quickly bind the correct base to a duplicating strand of DNA,
> then the Penrosian quantum-computing-neurons hypothesis just got
> *considerably* more plausible.
> --
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
> Member, Extropy Institute
> Senior Associate, Foresight Institute

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