Re: Hole in a box

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Wed Feb 20 2002 - 07:40:43 MST

On Wed, 20 Feb 2002, Louis Newstrom wrote:

> First of all, that was only a simple example to show it could be done.
> The distance problem could be optimized a little.

Atom bond length is fixed, hence there is no continuum. Measurements have
quantum uncertainty, brownian uncertainty, and the position can change by
brownian noise, too.

> On the other hand, once people are uploaded, time is irrelevant. If the
> system takes a year per cycle, the uploads won't notice. They will always
> perceive "normal" speed.

In theory, in practice co-evolution requires systems to run as fast as
possible, as long as energy is affordable. Exploits at hardware layer make
too slow systems dead systems, soon.

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