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All you really need in the material sense is food, clean water, and a place to sleep outside of the elements. All the other things (a new car, a nicer apartment/house, new appliance, cable, addictions (sports, food, drugs, alcohol, internet)), have become idols.
Most people on the internet can afford expensive devices and the spare time to dawdle on them.
He does not make any sense
computers are going to write their own code it's already happening.
originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: onequestion
Just because the system can do some limited self-programming doesn't mean it will ever be completely autonomous. A single flaw will create more flaws.
The only way it would have a prayer of working would be with fully autonomous AI, and then if we had that, we would be creating slaves out of our tools.