Re: [Fwd: Re: Most 200{0,1} prescient SciFi author?]

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Thu Jan 04 2001 - 15:47:45 MST

Damien Broderick wrote:
> At 10:52 AM 4/01/01 +0100, Anders wrote:
> >They also used it as a weapon during the Great War, according to a
> >mock documentary in the skit: british soldiers who did not speak
> >German learned one line each, and then read it aloud.
> Who did the German translation in the first place?

Each translator did one word. One man accidentally caught a glimpse of
two words and had to be hospitalized for three weeks.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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