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Comment: Re:Seriously? No Vinge references? (Score 1) 204

by Incisa (#37215372) Attached to: Massive Diamond Found Orbiting Pulsar
Machine Intelligence? I too was surprised that no one in the Slashdot crowd has mentioned the possibility of this being a Machine Intelligence world. SciFi writers have speculated that diamond structures/networks would be the most efficient environment for computing. When MIs emerge (I don’t like the term AI – if it is intelligent there is nothing artificial about it), the ultimate ecosystem would be a diamond planet. Obligatory Wiki Refs: The Science - The Speculation - The SciFi - Any obligatory Simpsons Quotes?

Sigmund Freud is alleged to have said that in the last analysis the entire field of psychology may reduce to biological electrochemistry.