Kurzweil 2009 Prediction #1: Computer Performance

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“A $1000 personal computer can perform about a trillion calculations per second.”

On this prediction, Kurzweil seems to have been largely correct. Its hard to find precise statistics for this particular measure, but here, Kurzweil is simply reformulating Moore’s law which still shows no signs of abating. In other words, the processors really to get cheaper and fast VERY fast . . . and pretty much on schedule.

We’ll give this prediction to Kurzweil.

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