Adrian Tymes wrote:
> "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:
> > Okay, here's a more precise version.
> > 1) Take the key from A. Do this at 5:44PM.
> > 2) Unlock B. Do this at 5:45PM.
> > 3) Take the key from B. Do this at 5:46PM.
> > 4) Unlock A. Do this at 5:43PM.
> 5:43PM, the next day, right?
> At 5:00 on day 1, box B is locked (but A isn't). At 5:00 on day 2, box
> A is locked (but B isn't). So, they're both locked, each containing
> the key to the other - just not both locked at the same time.
Hm, that's creative, but no. The two boxes were both locked when I
started out, and I performed the steps shown above over the course of
around a minute, although, as stated, not necessarily in the same order.
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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://singinst.org/
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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