Re: COMPUTERS; Quantum Computers

The Low Willow (
Thu, 26 Dec 1996 20:57:22 -0800 (PST)

Anders thought of quantum AI. Great; it thinks along all possible
avenues of thought at once. The Omega Point 90 billion years early.
Shortly after bootup, it announces that it has played all possible 3D Go
games, laughed at all possible religions, etc. etc., still has no idea
what the Ultimate Meaning of life or the universe is, and shuts down.

"The Singularity just happened, but it's over now."

Should be a story here.

Merry part,
-xx- Damien R. Sullivan X-) <*>

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