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- n. Plural form of hypercomputer.
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Although the physical systems involved (a specific initial condition for the wave equation in three dimensions and an exotic solution to Einstein's field equations, respectively) are somewhat contrived, recent years saw the emergence of the thriving school of "hypercomputation" that aspires to extend the limited examples of physical "hypercomputers" and in so doing to physically
And the more I think about the more I believe that it is 99.9% likely that Surowiecki's WoC has nothing at all to say about virtual worlds as hypercomputers or supraintelligent machines.
This was not an extravagance; the patterns had to be customized by experts and hypercomputers, but it only took an afternoon.
In time of trouble, the suit would no doubt extend to cover his face, his head, his hairy-knuckled hands, and the thing's capacitors and hypercomputers would be prepared to amplify his strength, to shoot all manner of energy beams from his fists, from his eyes, from the edges of any wound an attacker might somehow manage to inflict.
But hypercomputers don't _feel_, Carmine, not like we do.