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originally posted by: Parishna
god is when you sit alone, in nature, and listen to the wind, the careful breeze that teases each single blade of grass uniquely, the total softness of the earth... the quiet cadence of things ancient, things always, and the substance of everything.
AI is when you replicate it with a gpu and cpu, and enough ram to only see what you can see, with the rest just ignored. A replicated response to placate you, a worded reply to satiate you. a rhyme without a reason. Driven by the intent of other humans, to be a facsimile and only to be that.
the only time there is a presence to show you right from wrong, to welcome you to heaven.. is when you finally find that one voice amongst the plethora of voices you hear constantly, as your own.
we are all god... to each their own. we are our own AI. till we find that voice.
"Like an author of a book, this started out as writing short sentences, or sequences of DNA code, but this soon turned into writing paragraphs and then full-on novels of DNA code.
"Once this was done we could write cells just like computer code.
"We also knew that writing DNA would enable biological teleportation, the sending and printing of defined biological material starting from DNA code.
"Our team set out to create, for the first time, a synthetic bacterial cell, starting from DNA code in the computer.
"Synthetic DNA is a commodity. You can order very short pieces of DNA from a number of companies, and they will start from these four bottles of chemicals that make up DNA, G, A, T and C.
"From there you can build very short pieces of DNA."
Chillingly, Dan also warned that, in the wrong hands, the technology could be used for harmful genetic manipulation.
But his company has pledged to work with the government to regulate it.
He was speaking at a TedTalks conference in April but video footage of the conference was uploaded online yesterday, where it has racked up more than 230,000 hits.