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Servando Gonzalez: la loi de Servando

23 Février 2016 , Rédigé par POC

Servando's Law

By Servando Gonzalez
Marzo 17, 2001

(This article was originally published in LewRockwell.com)

According to Moore’s Law, enunciated in 1965 by Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel, the power of computer processing doubles every 18 months. Based on this assertion, which has proved to be extremely accurate, some scholars believe that computers will reach the point where they will be more intelligent than humans in about twenty years, give or take a couple of years.

Professor Hans Moravec, an eminent roboticist at Carnegie Mellon University is not that optimistic. He believes that it will take a little longer for computers to be more intelligent than humans in all areas of life, from running efficient businesses to writing surrealist poetry. In his latest book, Robot: Mere Machine to Transcendent Mind (Oxford University press, 1999), Moravec predicts that robots will be that advanced by 2040.

With all respect to the experts, however, I have to disagree. Actually, computers will become more intelligent than humans in about ten years. But not thanks to Moore’s Law, but because of a less known one: Servando’s Law.

According to Servando’s Law, since the emergence of widespread computer use, the level of human stupidity in the United States has been doubling every 9 months. Therefore, in about ten years Americans will be so stupid that any computer, even a PC running Windows, will be more intelligent than any human living in this country. [...]

La suite sur le site de l'écrivain cubain exilé Servando Gonzalez: http://www.intelinet.org/sg_site/articles/sg_servandos_law.html

Servando Gonzalez: la loi de Servando

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