Re: Is SETI dangerous?

From: Jos Raeiro (zeraeiro@clix.pt)
Date: Tue Sep 25 2007 - 22:47:30 MDT


How about coding a software that can replicate DNA mutations?

Matt Mahoney wrote:
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> The DNA of E. Coli has 4 x 10^6 base pairs. The human genome is about 1000
> times larger. Also, cognitive models of human long term memory is about 10^9
> bits, on the same order of complexity as our DNA.
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> So it means the equivalent progression from bacteria to human could be
> compressed into 20 years if Moore's law holds. And maybe the next 1000 fold
> advance after that will again be 10^8 times faster.
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> -- Matt Mahoney, matmahoney@yahoo.com
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