O'Regan, Emlyn (
Thu, 15 Jul 1999 13:26:55 +1000

> "Weaver, Evan A." <> writes:
> > Since we are looking for SIs, what if all the SIs are busy looking for
> super
> > super intelligences, and those are looking for really super super
> > intelligences, and those are... Does anyone see any reason why this
> would
> > have to stop somewhere?
Anders wrote:
> You can only cram so much information into a system like the universe
> - there are upper bounds on the bandwidth, memory capacity and
> processing speed possible.
There's got to be more than this universe. If you were an MBrain (or even a lowly, measly JBrain) with the ability to sense /measure everything in the universe as desired, you'd probably get over the universe after a few billion years.

Above a certain level, the S^nIs are somewhere* else.