Re: Singularity and AIs (was: We're stuck with each other)

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Mon Jan 28 2002 - 00:39:32 MST

On Sun, 27 Jan 2002, Robert J. Bradbury wrote:

> Chesire -- I am happy to agree with you on this point. Particularly
> with regard to Eugene's comments. Most of the time he gets my vote as
> the most obscure, condensed poster on the list (of course I can't view

Gaak. I wasn't aware of this. This won't do, obviously.

> myself clearly -- the recent exchange with Louis suggests that I could
> very well fall into that swamp myself). I am generally left looking

Nonono, Robert, you come over lucid and clear over here. It's just me,

> at his comments questioning whether I really understand them -- and
> most of the time I think our relative knowledge bases are pretty
> similar -- which makes my confusion sometimes even stranger. I would

I apologize for unintended obfuscation, and will attempt to do better in
future. Any feedback is very welcome.

> write it off to cultural differences but I of all people on the list
> have at least some overlap with Eugene's cultural background. So the
> source of this remains a mystery to me. So viewing Eugene's comments
> as an enigma wrapped inside a riddle boxed within a puzzle is not a
> new situation.

I had *no* idea.

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