News - User logons
This site was developed
on the basis that people would be honest and not abuse the rating
system. It appears this is no longer the case. I am evaluating a
logon system to combat this.
Things to contemplate over coffee ...
Ray Kurzweil, in a foreword of the book
The Intelligent Universe, outlines his view of the advancment of
humns and technology and the coming Singularity.
"By 2029, sufficient computation to
simulate the entire human brain, which I estimate at about 10to the
power of 16 (10 million billion) calculations per second (cps), will
cost about a dollar. By that time, intelligent machines will combine
the subtle and supple skills that humans now excel in (essentially
our powers of pattern recognition) with ways in which machines are
already superior, such as remembering trillions of facts accurately,
searching quickly through vast databases, and downloading skills and
knowledge." See the full text