Bryan Moss wrote:
> If anyone gets to destroy the world I think it should be the
> physicists, I never have liked those cocky AI researchers.
Yes, I can understand how you feel. To review, AI allegedly intends to eat the
Earth, not just destroy it. At least AI has a *use* for the Earth. (Which is
more than anyone can say for Jerry -- the anti-techno-nut -- Mander.)
> IMHO, the most interesting end of the world scenario would
> involve mathematicians accidentally destroying reality.
Yes, that would outdo crash dummies mathematically destroying reality while
listening to tape recordings of Art Bell's radio shows. I guess.
There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the
Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced
by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which
states that this has already happened.
-- Douglas Adams
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