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Re: The "60 Year War"




> On Feb 25, 2017, at 10:00 PM, Razer <g2s AT riseup.net> wrote:
> 
> "For 60 years Robots have been systematically destroying us in clandestine economy based war started when Eniac was turned on"
> 
> https://twitter.com/JoseCanseco/status/833745605470023680
> 


Jose Canseco making his John Connor transition I see..

That original ENIAC was about 10000x less powerful than a 
pocket calculator, but it all had to start somewhere. Actually 
Charles Babbage had it all down for in the 19th century conceptually
using mechanical difference and analytical engines, except for a 
couple issues - concept of entropy had not been understood yet,
and they had major trouble making the gears he wanted to his 
extremely precise specs. Recommend "The Difference Engine" by 
Gibson & Sterling, cool alt-history book, more or less kicked 
off steampunk (but don't judge it by that distinction alone)