Re: Holy Trinity [was Re: CLIMATE: Cooling, not warming...]

From: Robert J. Bradbury (
Date: Mon Feb 04 2002 - 16:41:26 MST

On Mon, 4 Feb 2002, Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:

> Hm... my Holy Trinity represents Knowledge, Truth, and Beauty, in that
> order. What does yours represent?

An arbitrary selection of bright individuals who might change
the way we think about the world. I could have easily picked
"Drexler, Merkle and Freitas".

> And who's "Frank"?

Frank, Michael P.

He's the only person I'm aware of who has proposed a "real" computer
that consumes significantly more power than a Matrioshka Brain and has
slighly greater processing capacity. (See Pg. 12 of his Reversibility
in optimal scalable computer architectures paper [use the PS format,
not the PDF].)


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