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Algorithmic Complexes, Alpha Male Brains, and Winnie the Pooh

Posted on July 19, 2017

Massively complex complexes of algorithms Let me come straight out with it and state, for the record, that I believe the best current truth we have is that we humans, along with all other living beings, are simply massively complex complexes of algorithms. What do I mean by that? Well, let’s take a passage from the terrific Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari, which […]

Quantum Supremacy, Correlating Unemployment, and Buddhists with Attitude

Posted on June 7, 2017

Quantum supremacy As Ben and I have discussed before on an Epsilon Theory podcast, my view is that quantum computing is going to be truly, truly transformational by “redefining intractable”, as 1Qbit say, over the coming years. My conviction around quantum continues to grow and — to put a pretty big stake in the ground — I believe, […]