Re: the end of fermi's paradox?

From: Philip Goetz (
Date: Thu Jan 04 2007 - 16:26:41 MST

> because moving from thinking based on the stochastic movements of
> proteins in fluid and currents traveling at 3m/s, to thinking based on
> the computer architectures we have today, would at first glance
> suggest a subjective speedup factor of about a million, making an
> interest rate of 10%/year in human society translate to an interest
> rate of about 27,400%/day.

Oops. I meant, a speedup factor of a billion, making an interest rate
of 27,400,000%/day.

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