Re: [sl4] I am a Singularitian who does not believe in the Singularity.

From: J. Andrew Rogers (
Date: Tue Oct 13 2009 - 14:26:55 MDT

On Oct 13, 2009, at 1:01 PM, John K Clark wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Oct 2009 "Bradley Thomas" <> said:
>> Sure, but can this be done with finite memory?
> So your question is can a computer with finite memory calculate an
> infinite number of digits of Pi? Well what do you think?

Obviously all problems of this type eventually halt on finite machines
because single integers required to execute the algorithm will exceed
the number of bits in the entire machine.

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