Re: The Latest Info

From: Grant Callaghan (
Date: Wed 20 Nov 2002 - 06:41:32 GMT

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    I don't think we're there yet just because we have the computing power. But this is a step that wasn't expected for a few more years yet. The pace of change is just moving a little faster than I thought.


    >At 09:17 PM 19/11/02 -0800, you wrote:
    > >
    > >We may have to pass the baton sooner than I thought.
    > >
    > >This Is Your Computer on Brains
    > >
    > >By Michelle Delio
    > >02:00 AM Nov. 19, 2002 PT
    > >
    > >The fastest supercomputers in the world are complete slackers compared
    > >the processing power of the human brain.
    > >
    > >But that's about to change.
    > >
    >Another good one Grant. However calculating speed, IMHO, does not equal
    >My brother has a great frizbe dog. It can calculate the speed, trajectory
    >and external factors such as wind so as to catch the frizbe in mid air
    >nearly every time, but is the dog 'intelligent'?
    >A computer would have to be mindblowingly fast to calculate, from sensory
    >input, and to perform such an action.
    >Don't be too quick to pass the baton Grant as a universal definition of
    >intelligence may be harder to arrive at than the one for meme

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