Samantha Atkins wrote:
> Brian Atkins wrote:
> > Eugene Leitl wrote:
> > >
> > > Brian Atkins writes:
> > > > You must be suffering some serious cognitive dissonance about now, since
> > > > your chosen area of study is exactly the thing that may open Pandora's box
> > > > so to speak. And it isn't just us- you've got your favorite de Garis who
> > >
> > > Sure, but we'll need that hardware for human uploads, and this is
> > > about the only thing which can save our ass on the long run. I'm not
> > > to be held responsible (notice the relatively (and
> > > uncharacteristically) radical attitude towards misuse of certain
> > > technologies as demonstrated in recent sequence of posts) if that
> > > hardware is to be put to wrong use by irresponsible people. (And,
> > > yeah, fat chance for me actually having any measurable impact, so
> > > nyanya).
> > This is hilarious (scary?), the dissonance has already kicked in apparently
> > such that you are rationalizing away your responsibility. Shades of the
> > scientists working on the original A-bomb perhaps?
> Looks pretty darn realistic to me.
Right on- hurry up Eugene because we need those computers on pricewatch now!
-- Brian Atkins Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence http://www.singinst.org/
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