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The Singularity Isn't Here

The Singularity Isn't Here

Your Cat Photos Do Not Impress Peter Thiel

Come on, peter,

How many times does Peter Thiel have to tell you that unless your startup disrupts death or advances the singularity, he’s just not that impressed?

CNN Money reports that Mr. Thiel took the conference stage with Twitter investor Marc Andreessen earlier this week. And while he’s pretty sure that Twitter will still be around in 10 years, and he thinks the company’s $10 billion valuation is fair, he just can’t get all that excited about it.

He told the crowd:  Read More

The Singularity Isn't Here

Moore’s Law Is About to Collapse, Physicist Claims

Mr. Kaku. (Youtube.com)

Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku is calling it: Moore’s Law ain’t what it used to be. The principle, which holds computing power doubles roughly every 18 months, is reaching its limits. In fact, in this recent Big Think video, he gives it about a decade. Nor does he hedge: “In about ten years or so, we will see the collapse of Moore’s Law.  In fact, already, already we see a slowing down of Moore’s Law,” he says. Read More