Transcendence (was: Perversion attacks)

Lyle Burkhead (
Sun, 27 Oct 1996 23:24:22 -0500 (EST)

Dan Clemmensen writes:

> Interesting. Both Lyle and Anders have objected to my scenario of
> the "transcendence" of an SI by takeover of the internet by a program
> that uses the computing resources to augmemt its own intelligence.

It was Robin who objected to your scenario. I don't object to it as a
general sketch of what may happen. Hyperchess and related projects
will lead to something similar to what you have in mind.