Re: extropian sociality (was RE: Confronting The Singularity Conference)

From: Everitt Mickey (
Date: Sat Jun 03 2000 - 20:32:46 MDT

Beleive it or not ...I was in the general area at approximately that same
general time frame.....not possible for me to get any closer......driving a
38thousand pound seventy foot long rig kinda limits my choice of stopping I had been "off line" for quiet some time and was unaware
of precise details.....

"might have beens"....<sigh>

-----Original Message-----
From: Damien Broderick <>
To: <>
Date: Thursday, June 01, 2000 12:41 AM
Subject: extropian sociality (was RE: Confronting The Singularity

>At 11:23 PM 31/05/00 -0400, Don Klemencic wrote:
>>Meeting some of the people who
>>post on this list was very enjoyable also.
>Indeed. I got a major buzz out of meeting Spike and Shelly Jones, my hosts
>in Milpitas, Robert Bradbury, who with astounding generosity flew me
>halfway around the world for the conference, Jeff Davis who scared the shit
>out of me on the back of his motorbike (I'm easily scared) during a side
>trip to Berkeley, and extropes at the Foresight event itself - Eli,
>finally; laughing Greg Burch; Robin Hanson and his smile (who would have
>guessed?); a bunch of others briefly met.
>That said, I was, um, disappointed to find myself for about 10 days within
>a bull's roar of the Bay area, which I believe is thick with extropians,
>and the only local extropes who emerged from the woodwork in response to
>several posted head-ups were the aforementioned Spike (who was stuck with
>me) and Jeff (a fun guy), plus a very pleasant phonecall from an extrope
>who couldn't make it to the Foresight schmooze.
>Next time we start plumbing our navels for insight into bursts of >H gloom,
>maybe this sorta thang could be borne in mind.
>[back in winter Melbourne, brrrrr]

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