[Computer-go] agz -- meditations

Petri Pitkanen petri.t.pitkanen at gmail.com
Thu Oct 19 22:04:22 PDT 2017

Cost reduction in IC has reached or is reaching its limits. Intels 5n techk
is not really a 5n and 5n is not really reachable. Not at least without
some seriously new physics and even then there will be hard limits like
quantum un--certainty. This particular chip may get cheaper if it is ever
done in amounts but it is not guaranteed to get lot cheapaer

2017-10-20 6:24 GMT+03:00 Robert Jasiek <jasiek at snafu.de>:

> On 19.10.2017 20:13, Richard Lorentz wrote:
>> Silver said "algorithms matter much more than ... computing".
>> Hassabis estimated they used US$25 million of hardware.
> Today, it seems 4 TPU cost US$25 million. In 5 or 10 years, every computer
> might have its 4-TPU-chip costing $250, if not $25. At least, I hope.
> --
> robert jasiek
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