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Old 10-12-2017, 01:24 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
Down the road () we can apparently blow right past Moore's law with neuromorphic (brainlike) silver wire mesh single-atomic-transistor brainz:
The problem with that approach is that if you make your computing units into neuromorphic "brainz", there's no reason to think that they won't acquire all the flaws* of biological brains in the process. So autonomus cars using such "brainz" would probably become distracted, fail to notice things, maybe prefer to spend time communicating with other "brainz"...

*Flaws of course being a subjective matter, It's just that they're fundamentally different, so computers do easily what is difficult for brains, and brains easily do tasks that take immense computing power.

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