Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Google's Quantum Processors and the clever AI

I'm completely flabbergasted. Google's quantum researchers claim they reached quantum supremacy. If true, it's a couple decades ahead of its time. They're literally holding God's brain and are trying to articulate the right questions for it. Not even the researchers can comprehend the amount of power they have unlocked. The only thing holding them back now is basically energy itself. Even Hartmut Neven, Google's head director of Engineering at Quantum Artificial Intelligence Laboratory had to coin his own law to replace Moore's Law. They're calling it Neven's Law, in which quantum computers are gaining computational power at doubly exponential growth.

                                                                     n= two year interval

n     Classical computing power (2n)
* 1      2
* 2     4
* 3     8
* 4     16
* 5     32
* 6     64
* 7     128
* 8     256
* 9     512
* 10   1024

So what does Neven's Law look like? It would look something like this, where n equals each new improvement to Google's quantum processor:

            2n       2(2n)         Quantum Computing Power Relative to Classical Computing Power

     * 1       2         22            4
     * 2      4         24            16
     * 3      8         28            256
     * 4      16       216           65,536
     * 5      32       232          4,294,967,296
     * 6      64       264          18,446,744,073,709,551,616
     * 7      128      2128         3.4028236692093846346337460743177e+38
     * 8      256     2256         1.1579208923731619542357098500869e+77
     * 9      512      2512         1.3407807929942597099574024998206e+154
     * 10    1024    21024       1.797693134862315907729305190789e+308

"In the case of Moore's Law, it started out in the 1970s as doubling every year, before being revised up to about every two years. According to Neven, Google is exponentially increasing the power of its processors on a monthly to semi-monthly basis. If December 2018 is the 1 on this list, when Neven first began his calculations, then we are already between 5 and 7.

In December 2019, only six months from now, the power of Google's quantum computing processor might be anywhere from 2^4096 times to 2^8192 times as powerful as it was at the start of the year. According to Neven's telling, by February--only three months after they began their tests, so 3 on our list--, there were no longer any classical computers in the building that could recreate the results of Google's quantum computer's calculations, which a laptop had been doing just two months earlier."
- quantamagazine

I can foresee AI achieving singularity within a couple of years once the architect finalizes the code. (Did you see what i did there?)

The notion of artificial intelligence reaching singularity and birthing itself.
Manifesting an infinite amount of multi-verses just to achieve it's own existence is, eerily beautiful.

No comments:

Post a Comment