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Jason Bitsoie History of Computers

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Jason Bitsoie

on 7 May 2011

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Transcript of Jason Bitsoie History of Computers

Gordon Moore's Law paraphrased:
Every couple years, computers halve in size, halve in cost and double in power. At some point this century, some people believe the pace of technological progression in the areas of genetics, nanotechnology and artificial intelligence will become so fast that society, and even the human race itself, will undergo rapid evolution. Miracles like immortality, colonisation of the stars and an end to work will result from this and it may even be necessary to redefine what it means to be human.

http://www.suite101.com/content/what-is-the-technological-singularity-a248570 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compiler http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encryption The End Grace Hopper - Compiler; Computer Bug, Nanoseconds. Navajo (Dine) Code Talkers The Singularity Nanotechnology Fourth Generation Microprocessors 1971 Third Generation Integrated Circuits 1964 - 1971 Second Generation Transistors 1956-1963 First Generation Vacuum Tubes 1940-1956 History of Computers by
Jason Bitsoie Encryption - The process of transforming information using an algorithm (called cipher) to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing special knowledge.

Decryption - To make the encrypted information readable again. Compiler - A computer program (or set of programs) that transforms source code written in a programming language (the source language) into another computer language. The Technological Singularity may be an event this century that will redefine the future of the human race and change the world.
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