Re: ists and isms

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Tue Feb 20 2001 - 20:42:36 MST

At 10:52 PM 19/02/01 -0800, spike wrote:

>Yudkowskism: belief that strong AI will precede
>Drexlerism: belief that nanotech preceds AI.
>Spikism: belief that we should have a privately funded
>Mars colony before either nanotech or AI.

TruSpikism: considered but fallible opinion that science and technology are
approaching an exponential Singularity with effectively discontinuous
consequences, of which the very classes and orders can be only broadly
guesstimated, not predicted with any confidence.

Damien Broderick

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