Re: Singularity in 18 months?

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Tue, 15 Jun 1999 22:55:27 -0500

Aaron Davidson wrote:
> I don't know if this is bullshit or not, but it sounds pretty amazing.
> A company called "Star Bridge Systems" is claiming they can have $1000
> computers in 18 months which are 60000 times faster than a PII-350:

I think some people were extremely skeptical of their metrics - something along the lines of "You're counting each transistor as a floating-point operation."

           Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
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