[ExI] Ethics and Emotions are not axioms
eugen at leitl.org
Wed Jun 6 10:47:06 UTC 2007
On Wed, Jun 06, 2007 at 03:09:08AM -0700, The Avantguardian wrote:
> Are you modeling individual neurons as single bits? I
Absolutely not: http://www.modha.org/papers/rj10404.pdf
Make no mistake, though, it's still a cartoon mouse.
> mean wouldn't you say that a biological neural synapse
> is more an analog switch (or at least a couple of bytes)?
There is a number of single-neuron computational modes
which is not at all represented in above simulation.
Even applying ideal approximation as Moore scaling,
10^17 bits and 10^23 ops/s machines for a detailed
model are rather far away.
Notice that there's no way to tell the lower bounds, but
given that all estimates have a chronical case of number
creep over mere few years it does make sense to be
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