Re: "Cyberpower" and futurism in Forbes magazine

Eliezer Yudkowsky (
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 18:39:37 -0600

> I'm absolutely sure that the technology will continue with or without them.
> They can bullshit all they want but that isn't going to stop the technology
> just as the horrible examples the media calls virtual reality won't taint
> the image of good virtual reality when it debuts in a decent form for home use.

How would you like a UN ban on all nanotechnology, artificial
intelligence, and intelligence amplification research? It could happen
if we get careless with our memes.

--       Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

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