[ExI] Slow thinking

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Sat Oct 1 05:12:23 UTC 2011


On Behalf Of john clark
Subject: Re: [ExI] Slow thinking


>.On Fri, 9/30/11, Keith Henson <hkeithhenson at gmail.com> wrote:

"And the point of this 10^15 larger brain that thinks no faster than a human
would be?"  Keith



>.It would have 10^15 times more memory than a human, and be able to think
about 10^15 times more things at the same time than a human. John K Clark



I have stayed out of this discussion of latency in an MBrain, but do keep in
mind there are a bunch of variations on the MBrain theme which complicate
the question of latency vs node size.  For instance, we can have an MBrain
with SBrains orbiting within: an SBrain is a cluster of a few thousand, a
few million or a few billion nodes which co-orbit a common center of mass,
while that common center of mass orbits the star.  This creates something
analogous to a human city or population center, where local latency is very



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