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    NUTM computer uses DNA processors and can self-replicate

    Researchers claim that organic computers could be faster than classical or quantum rivals.
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    Re: NUTM computer uses DNA processors and can self-replicate

    We are the borg...!

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    Re: NUTM computer uses DNA processors and can self-replicate

    Fascinating. I can't wait to see where this leads.

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    Re: NUTM computer uses DNA processors and can self-replicate

    They feed it Bjork's DNA,it has a transcription error and becomes Borg DNA.

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    Re: NUTM computer uses DNA processors and can self-replicate

    I, for one, welcome our new NUTM overlord (overlords?)!

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    Re: NUTM computer uses DNA processors and can self-replicate

    Now if only we can get the equivalent of ECC for DNA, given DNA's susceptibility to copy errors, we'll be fine

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    If we had ECC for DNA, we would have cured cancer and ageing!
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    Re: NUTM computer uses DNA processors and can self-replicate

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    If we had ECC for DNA, we would have cured cancer and ageing!
    It does - its only when it goes wonky we kind of get issues! Blasted ionising radiation and mutagens!

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    Re: NUTM computer uses DNA processors and can self-replicate

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    We are the borg...!
    its coming

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    Re: NUTM computer uses DNA processors and can self-replicate

    Quote Originally Posted by anselhelm View Post
    Now if only we can get the equivalent of ECC for DNA, given DNA's susceptibility to copy errors, we'll be fine
    Given that those copy errors are responsible for evolution, I do wonder whether an AI can take advantage of that concept.

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