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My thoughts on some of the TED-Ed open questions:
Do you think we should build von Neumann Machines if we have the necessary capabilities?
I just read the “Lungfish” story that describes the possible Von Neumann machines orbiting Earth who discuss the fate and future of the human race.249 more words
Informally speaking, Impagliazzo’s hardcore lemma says that if a boolean function is “hard to compute on average” by small circuits, then there exists a set of inputs on which the same function is “extremely hard to compute on average” by slightly smaller circuits. 3,139 more words
The story of John Nash, the brilliant mathematician who solved a number of interesting problems in game theory, descended into madness haunting the corridors of Princeton for years, and then, incredibly, regained a level of sanity and was awarded the goddamn Nobel Prize. 237 more words
Three main features of the concept:
- Programs/Instructions and data are stored in the main memory.
- Programs/Instructions are fetched and then executed in sequence.
- A program/instructions can be replaced by loading another program/instructions into main memory. 70 more words