The Inevitability Of A Computer Smarter Than Humanity

Louis Del Monte hypothesizes that we’ll be able to create a computer smarter than all of humanity by 2040. How did he come to this conclusion? He based his predictions on Moore’s Law — the observation that computing power doubles while computer prices halve every two years. If Moore’s Law continues to stay in effect, Del Monte figures that humanity will develop hardware powerful enough to support human-like software by the 2040s.
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