[ExI] Do digital computers feel?

John Clark johnkclark at gmail.com
Thu Dec 22 00:46:21 UTC 2016

On Wed, Dec 21, 2016  William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com> wrote:

​> ​
> The idea that code can emulate human experience is just ludicrous to me.
> Four quadrillion neural firings a second in our brains.  I don't think any
> supercomputer will be able to deal with that for some time.
> Four quadrillion
​ isn't a particularly impressive number,
​China's Tianhe-2 supercomputer has already achieved 34 quadrillion
floating point operations a second, and a 130
quadrillion FLOPS machine in Japan should come online in late 2017.

  John K Clark
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