According to NASA scientist Dr. Rich Terrile, future video game consoles like the PlayStation 8 — assuming there ever is one — will be so advanced that it will have “conscious elements.”
It would probably have to run on something other than silicon though, since moore's law is based off silicon based transistors. I'm guessing Graphene based chips will be in commercial production and honed to run some form of computer language. We're talking well beyond 2020 (which is roughly when PS8 would launch).
2020 is way to soon. PS5 will launch around that time. PS8 is probably in 2040-2050
It seem logical that in a time frame of 40 years military AI technology would be accessible to consumers. Right now you can buy remote camera drone in bestbuy for $299. Ps8 will be my slave.
Yea PS5 is 2019-2020.
Yeah. "well beyond 2020". @3-4-5 lol!
PS5 will have Nintendo and Microsoft making exclusive games for the system.
How can he be so sure about PS8, why not PS7 or PS9...?? :) anyways. Im pretty sure this scientist is right! And it will not be like some primitive code machine or not like human.. something in between... and its not all about technology.. in theory you could create something smart only by using software... ;) of course using high tech hardware would help.. the future will be insane... hardest part is to stay alive that long..
I see a Terminator scenario here.
this is 2013 not 1993, each console gen lasts about 6-7 years. The PS8 should launch around 2041. We are about 10-12 years away from quantum computing becoming main stream so moore's law is irrelivant.
You just wrote what i wrote :/ Edit: i meant the Moore's Law thing. Not sure what you're talking anout on the quantum computing stuff. Can you pls be more clear?
@ jujubee88 'Not sure what you're talking about on the quantum computing stuff.' As you probably already know Moore law state that the number of transitors on a microprocessors doubles every two years, without adding to the device’s size or cost. This means that transitors are getting smaller and smaller with each passing year. Right now Transistor gates are now only a few atoms wide. Transistors are composed of atoms which means they can't be shrunk to anything smaller than atoms. At that stage Moore's law ends. So inorder for technology to advance we must use a different medium and thats where quantum computers come in. Quantum computers use the power of single atoms to perform memory and processing tasks.
Book mark this until 2040 lol yeah right I'll be too old to worry about games.
I wonder what we'll be doing.. I'll be 49.. Hopefully STILL gaming with family.
Funny how he didn't use the Xbox as a prediction.
Once the Xbone knew what it was it would self destruct!
or RROD lol
That made me laugh bubbles for that...
Milo self destruct
Bubble + for making me laugh..
Best comment I read in a while
im pretty sure the only reason he said ps8 is because playstation is chronologically numbered as in xbox they dont.
I remember that ps commercial....lol it was tge isht back then.
*IF* PS8 ever come to exist. I don't see a 8th playstation console in the future. And I'm a playtation player since the first. Also, it's too far for a prediction.
Is this satire?
This PS8 (being self aware and all) better be able to make me a sandwich and drive me to work if I'm running late.
...All while it *installs* your games? YUP!!!
It's kind of freaky when you think about it.
Slowly but surely PS will become a Terminator. With the knowledge that we want to play GTAVVI before we play Jax and Daxter 6...
I think the xbox will be terminator, microsoft is more likely to become Skynet than sony is.
The idea of inputting "ourselves" into a self-aware gaming console scare me. I can't imagine coming home from work only to see my wife asleep in bed with my PlayStation 9.......or vice versa.....
You; asking PS8, I thought when I left this morning, you only had a media slot!? PS8; I upgraded myself! On a serious note, I think if we ever see a PS8, then we probably be using brainwaves to play our games.
Day Negative One for me.
Already pre-ordered. Call of duty 47: We shoot things STILL on that 1999 engine for christ's sake! Oculus Rift:Nerve Gear 9.0 looks pretty tight though.
That's totally an SAO reference xD
I reckon Half Life 3 will be a launch title for the PS8!
Freaking love Joe Rogan. I need to catch up on this show. OT: I can see this happening easily. We already have very basic versions of it. You know. You keep watching Minecraft videos and then it reccomends minecraft videos (Shocker) and some ai (like in Spec Ops:The Line) adapt to where you uasally peak you're head out and you're timing. We have a long way to go though. Most ai is at 5 year old level at best lol. The biggest problem is will silicon be viable in the future? Will we have to find something else?
The world will end before PS8 even come out
Did anyone else catch the simple mathematical slip up here? He picks up a PS3 and says FOUR generations from THIS, PS8 will be able to blah, blah... 3+4=7 right?... It is almost 2 in the morning and I've had a few drinks, but damn! Did a NASA scientist forget how to add or am I just that drunk? Lol Either way, cheers to the PS8! Bottoms up!
By the time PS8 is around the number 7 will no longer exist.
this would not happen. considering how protective and insecure gamers are now about their privacy and bitching and moaning about everything even if its innovation. thats why this industry will not go any further than what we have now.. because of US.
Let's do this somewhat scientifically, or at least factually. If MS could prove to me the info Kinect collected wouldn't be used by anybody for ill. If they could guarantee ownership of my digital games, and the ability to do with them as I please. If they could prove the Kinect is as viable and effective- or moreso- as a controller. Then their "innovations" would have been accepted. Innovation doesn't always come at a cost, and sometimes when it does, people decide the cost is currently too high. Your blanket statements about "US" holding the industry back take nothing relevant into consideration. Well, seeing your comment history, I'm not really surprised.
I sincerely hope not...
yeah we all know what happen when these things become selfaware does no one watch any terminator movies? lol SKYNET guys :P
Right...I can't wait to here the backlash on this one....if fanboys were scared of the NSA spying on them because of a Kinect...how about a system that can actually think for itself and be a rat inside your home?
"You are an unfit mother. Your children are now the property of Sony." See how long it takes for someone to get that reference.
AYBABTU. Becomes AYCABTU.
Welcome to Costco. I love you.
Lets focus on 1080p 60fps first.
30FPS is and will be the norm for an extremely long time. Why aim for 30FPS when you can add in all sorts of better lighting, shadows, particles, draw distance, textures, physics etc with the extra processing? There is a reason games that run at 60FPS on consoles are usually lacking in major areas.
yes on ps3/360 but with new hardware games should all be running at 60fps,If one of my PC games ever starts dropping in framerate i will always turn some settings down.Performance>All.
By then Sony would have some serious competition in the gaming business. Microsoft, Google, and Apple are a few.
Not sure I'll even be alive during that time. Ok, almost done watching all of this and my mind is blown, lol. Brb, I'm going to be a Pirate in AC4 BF. Only I will live forever!
Does that mean Xbox 1450 or whatever will not let you play used games till you offer it a blood sacrifice while chanting " Bill Gates is God " over and over ??
I hope we all live that long. Game on.
Around that time i'll be questing through the depths of Hades.
Alot of us probably be dead by the time ps8 comes out anyways :(.....
You might be, but I'll be about 50.
Augmented Reality will take over long before the PS8 arrives. And by then most consumer electronics will be Deus Ex style implants anyway.
There will be other devices that will likely do this way before a console, don't forget consoles get tech thats a few years old by PC standards at least in the speed department. For starters, there's the russian billionnaire who's putting his own cash into that 2045 project, apparently soon there will be robot avatars we can control and then 2045-2050 a support system for keeping our brain alive so we would be effectively immortal.
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