Eugene Leitl wrote:
> Clint O'Dell writes:
> > Now don't everyone jump at once.
> > I hear a lot about surviving singularity? What is meant by this?
> This refers to when the times get too interesting, perhaps too
> interesting for monkeys to survive. (Travelling into the Singularity
> necessarily means crossing a sea of turmoil).
Untrue. One planetary computing network, some open-source seed AI code, and a Zyvex lab left hooked up to the Internet with what humans call "security", and the whole thing will be over before anyone has time to panic. Or at least that's the idea.
-- firstname.lastname@example.org Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://pobox.com/~sentience/tmol-faq/meaningoflife.html Running on BeOS Typing in Dvorak Programming with Patterns Voting for Libertarians Heading for Singularity There Is A Better Way