Daily Archives: March 3, 2008

When computers can reason, will they want us around?


It is so encouraging to see maintream press, like the Financial Times, reporting on what I think will become the the key issue of our lifetime – conscious machines.   Although this article pretty much dodges the most intriguing aspects of the debate over AI, rational computers, … Continue reading

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Compete.com sale a champagne moment? Not at ~8% per year return it’s not.


Update:  Silicon Valley Insider is reporting that there is an additional 75MM in the deal as an “earnout” over the next several years.   That may make this deal sweeter than it appears at first. At first glance you’d think the sale … Continue reading

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