Re: Singularity vs. politics Re: omega-point-deity (was: from Italy about exi)

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Fri Jul 07 2000 - 23:44:04 MDT

At 03:29 PM 7/07/00 EDT, spudboy wrote:

> Singularity ... may take its own time for technical reasons. Certainly it
may not
>arrive all at once. Cool things like gestalt people with radio-telepathy (as
>described by Freeman Dyson) might be a step along the road; rather then a
>Vinge Explosion.

Heh. In MAROONED, the Singularity is a Disappearance (an Implosion, sort
of) and it is *explicitly* preceded by gestalt people with
radio-telepathy... (To be stuck a few seconds away from the Earth-Moon
nexus, Vinge's near-Singularity character tells us bleakly, was hellishly

Damien Broderick

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