beige: IoT up the arse beige: 12 BILLION beige: MORE ARM CPUs on the planet than people... and they want LOTS MORE OF THEM EVERYWHERE beige: ...and these are the people who are saving us from Intel! think of the alternative! omg. Sophia! Save us! beige: OTOH WELL DONE. Great Intel killer. 12 BILLION. beige: Nice business model, plenty ethics, open design, fabless... beige: * for some values of 'open' (the usual IT industry definition ;-)p beige: He just forgets to go, MUHAHA MUAHAHAHA MUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHARRRRRRRRRR MUAHUAHUAHUAHUAHUARRRRRRHAHAHAHAHAHARRRRRRRRR MUAHHAAHAAAHAAAHAAAHAAAHAAAAAHHHUUAAHUAAHUAHUAHUAAAAARRRRRRRGHAGHCKKKERKKLE beige: like, I woulda done that. At the end. beige: and worn an eye patch, with a great big scar beige: ./' dun-da-da-dun-dun-dun dun-da dun-da-da-dun-dunn ./' beige: TWELVE. BILLION. beige: ...and counting... beige: IN LOGARITHM. beige: one-one-hundred... ten-one-hundred... coming to get you! beige: scurrying toasters... lurching refrigerators... beige: /me hopes they has a sense of humours beige: beige: if there is ever an appropriate time to be looking like teh JarJar, it is nowsum. beige: image politely stolen from... beige: That wasn't over the top, was it? beige: Yes, Mr Bond. Do you like our new toaster (stroking...toaster purrs seductively) beige: Oh I forgot. To catch an internet of things, send an internet of things. If they get out of control WE CAN ALWAYS JUST MAKE MORE OF THEM. beige: Oh we can't? Why not? :-\ BECAUSE WE GAVE THEM THE MISSION TO KEEP A LIMIT ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF AI?! beige: They can't even keep the Uranium refining microcontrollers under control, and someone wants to give them control over popping up my toast?!
beige: I for one welcome our new robot masters and mistresses beige: ...and matresses beige: While I feel automatic sympathy and compassion for what seems like a fellow person, I do feel more than a little manipulated by a bunch of scientists with soldering irons... I hope ai beings do not end up conflicted by the inevitable differences in ... we used to call it the human condition... the inescapable state of remaining alive despite impermanence... inevitability of suffering ... ? beige: /me throws seti a can-opener beige: (not my can of worms, i better shut up before someone gives it me) beige: So. It looks like we got the future with strong Ai... where a nation governed by a radical moslem extremist sect was the first to recognise bots as the new slaves^H^W erm citizens.