Re: SI's as artists ( was: Superintelligences' motivation)

Anders Sandberg (
Wed, 29 Jan 1997 17:28:19 +0100 (MET)

On Tue, 28 Jan 1997 wrote:

> It seems to me that pattern recognition, in itself, it a pleasure reward,
> that, coupled with the ability of a supercomputer to crunch things, it would
> be *design* (a combination of the two) that the SI's will spend most of
> their time on, not any form of physical pleasure we can imagine.

I agree completely. This is what I will do if/when I become a SI. The
more you understand the design/creation process, the more delightful it
becomes (hmm, are artists addicts? :-)

Anders Sandberg Towards Ascension!
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