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Musk plans largest-ever supercomputer for xAI startup: report

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Musk wants the supercomputer -- which will string together 100,000 Nvidia chips -- operational by fall 2025, and "will hold himself personally responsible for delivering it on time," The Information said.

Musk nicking another idea from his professed inspiration, the Scottish socialist SF author Iain Banks and taking the first step to construct a Culture "Mind"?

Maybe he can finally live up to the promise. If there is a good place for him to be spending his money, this is it.

https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2018/jun/19/elon-musk-iain-banks-culture-novels

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Better vote in Andrew Yang for president, we'll all need the UBI, because AI is taking over everything.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2Wr7lDI-Hg

Between them is there anything you can think of that's not AI-able?

Gates - food production, there goes farmers.

Musk - transport, manual labor, medical, there goes half the world's jobs.

Altman - media content, there goes the creatives.

Bezos - business processes, there goes all the office jobs.

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Where have I seen this before...

Oh yes: Colossus - The Forbin Project.

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Some of his plans are genius, and some are not. We will have to wait and see.

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Shades of a Bond supervillian, with a touch of Artie Zipp {Simpsons } for good measure

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