Re: Singularity, Breaker of Dreams

Peter C. McCluskey (
Tue, 15 Sep 1998 08:59:06 -0700 ("Eliezer S. Yudkowsky") writes:
>Joe Jenkins wrote:
>> And why can't the naturally evolved mind be
>> uploaded and evolved further using genetic algorithms - a starting
>> point for the GA?
>Uploading requires nanotechnology on such a high level that someone has long
>since reduced the Earth to a boiling puddle of goo.

Merkle has a fairly convincing sketch of how uploading could be achieved with virtually no technology beyond what we have today at: The main ingredient that is missing is money.

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