CPUs to get smarter than every human on Earth

Posted on Monday, Sep 19 2005 @ 06:15 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
According to a forecast from Lucent Research processors will become smarter than every human brain combined within the next 60 years, if the current pace of development in nanotechnology maintains.
If Kim is correct, computers will clearly be smart enough to know you want to make a call before you yourself do. If they're that clever, they'll be able to work out the answer before the call's recipient can. Pretty soon they'll realise there's no need to bother with the human element in the first place - particularly if they detect one or both of the participants hasn't taken a shower recently and all they do is wink at each other...
Read more at The Register.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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