0.0002 percent of a full day is 0.0029 minutes not one – 0.0002 percent of a full year is OK
Nit-pick. Hypersonic missiles are NOT faster than ICBMs. For one thing, they’re not missiles. A missile typically acquires most of its velocity at launch (e.g., yes, an arrow is a missile). Except for the MIRV innovation in the 1960s, which provided some steering upon re-entry, ICBMs have to be precisely aimed, since relatively little “steering” is done during flight. ICBMs, in other words, follow a ballistic trajectory, and the mathematical analysis of their trajectories is, yes, ballistics. The trajectory of a hypersonic vehicle is analyzed almost entirely by equations of aerodynamics (hence the -sonic element). It requires some atmosphere to operate. It will not stray too much into vacuum, since that would complicate its design, and would compromise its raison d’etre of “flying below the radar” that is looking for ICBMs, which DO fly above the atmosphere. ICBMs have to, since if they flew through the atmosphere at their typical velocity they would burn up. Hypersonic vehicles are not “superior” weapons to ICBMs; the two have separate advantages and disadvantages. One of the disadvantages of hypersonic vehicles versus ICBMs is that the former is … slower.
I realize none of this vitiates the main point of the article, but since this does seem to be a science site …
A major difference between the development of biotechnology and AI is that only in biotechnology were there ethical conferences with every biotechnology conference. It was even federal government sponsored at that time.
Around AI, there is not the same level of skepticism and importance of ethical considerations.
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