[ExI] Seeking a source
natasha at natasha.cc
Mon Aug 27 10:27:10 UTC 2007
At 10:53 PM 8/26/2007, Eli wrote:
>Heard from a friend: "I recall a comment from D-Wave Systems that a
>1974 era computer running 2007 algorithms would beat a modern computer
>running 1974 algorithms." Topic was decryption / factorization.
>I am looking for the original source of the D-Wave comment, or any
>reputable source for a statement similar to it (computer from year X
>with new algorithm Y beats new computer from year Y with old algorithm
Mark Miller might be able to answer this. http://www.caplet.com/
>Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://singinst.org/
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