From: "scerir" <email@example.com>
> At 13 she was nicknamed "the stick". Then she liked "bucatini".
> Bucatini look like thick spaghetti and earned their name because
> they are hollow ("buco" = hole). While they are generally called
> in Naples they are called "perciatelli". Bucatini were invented by
> Gioacchino Rossini (the composer) who used to inject hot tomato
> sauce through those holes. A gastro-singularity.
Yes, a gastro-singularity sounds like an interesting idea. If
neurogastroenterology AI researchers build an enteric nervous system that
surpasses the ordinary "second brain," and equip it with positive feedback
auto-optimization, some alarmists will conclude that its gut instinct will
be to disassemble other humans to obtain atoms in order to build a
" ...the fate of the Universe is a decision yet to be made, one which we
[or perhaps more accurately, our electronic successors] will intelligently
consider when the time is right."
--Ray Kurzweil, 1999
As life evolves it unbinds from the inorganic and interacts more with the
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