Extropian currency (was Hole in a box)

From: Lee Daniel Crocker (lee@piclab.com)
Date: Tue Feb 19 2002 - 10:49:22 MST

> > The breakpoint is at x=3.13e39 bit/kg, I guess around degenerate matter.
> >
> > So it seems that we would expect that hot or high-density civilizations
> > would want to gather as much matter as possible for storage, while cool
> > civilizations with lower memory density would rather burn their matter
> > to power their computers. So given these assumptions the really advanced
> > civilisations using nuclear storage would likely want to imitate cosmic
> > dark matter... Anders Sandberg
> Honest to god, Anders! If Extropia minted its own money,
> we would put you on the 20 dollar bill.
> spike

You mean the 20-kilojoule note, right? Surely Extropia wouldn't
use a floating fiat currency...

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