Zero Powers wrote:
> So if I survive until Microsoft Me version 2.01, then chances are I'll
> it made. That make me feel a *little* better.
> Um, whoever maintains the archives of this list...can you delete all the
> stuff I said about Bill Joy?
Heh. Well, keep in mind this is the pessimistic way of looking at things.
After all, we have absolutely no defense against nuclear weapons either, and
no one has nuked a city in almost fifty years. The cases aren't exactly
parallel, but it does show that potential dangers don't always become real
Personally, I think we could spend (on average) several decades in a case 3
environment before anyone would actually unleash the people-eating gray goo.
That's a short enough time to make me nervous (what if we get unlucky?), but
long enough to give us a good shot at reaching the end of the window of
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