Re: SCI:BIO: raw genome length not a good measure of organism

Sean Morgan (
Mon, 13 Jan 1997 23:13:43 -0700

Eliezer Yudkowsky <>

> Like I always say, my hard drive stores more data than the raw,
>uncompressed, comments-and-all human genome, which takes a paltry 750M.
>[...] an upper limit smaller than my hard drive

99% of that is shared with chimps. The delta for the new code would fit on a



Almost three times (well, it would nice to leave room for a readme file).

"To upgrade your genome, insert disk labeled 'Patch' into drive a:\ ..."
Sean Morgan (