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I Am a Strange Loop
About 10 years ago a friend gave to me a book as gift . We were sitting on the deck of a canal boat on a Friday late afternoon set for a weekend of lazy meandering with friends and family along the Thames, when he handed me his own copy of Godel, Escher...
Engineering Challenges...
Doh! In the meantime...Some unsually sensible discussion is taking place at a Slashdot thread re: Kurzweil's prediction (and one of the original Long Bets): Artificial Intelligence at Human Level by 2029?
Posted: Feb 17 2008, 08:29 AM by alexbarnett | with no comments
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Mind Camp 3.0 - Singularity Session Video
I love Mind Camp . When I'm asked what Mind Camp is I answer that it is what ever you want to make it. (more on the unconference format here ). When I arrived on Saturday morning I browsed the sessions that other attendees had proposed and there a...
Computers on the scale of solar systems
Am reading a book by Ray Kurzweil, one I've been meaning to get around to for some time and thoroughly enjoying so far, The Singularity is Near . I was just blown away by the following paragraph (p136 of 2006 paperback edition). So much so, I have...
Posted: Oct 08 2006, 08:31 PM by alexbarnett | with no comments
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