On Thu, 15 Mar 2001, Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:
> Yes, but why bother to run it at that level of detail? Humanity isn't all
> that complicated, despite our bred-in vanity. There are enough
> higher-order regularities in civilization to completely obviate the need
> of running complete individual lives, and besides,
I agree and said as much in some post.
> what does an MBrain care about the subject anyway?
Thats one of the million dollar questions. In the 3-4 years that we have
had the knowledge that these things *really* do seem feasible, I haven't
heard anything that makes any sense as to what can be done with that
much processing power (other than run lots and lots of simulations).
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