From: Colin Hales (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Feb 24 2002 - 01:02:29 MST
Dear Naughty Pedant,
Ah, the terrible failings of a neural associative/adaptive memory.
Let me re-engineer history in peace!
Maybe we can get Eliezer to write 1433 x 10^27 words on the distinction
between NAI and VNAI and FAI (not the insurance company).
ps I'm in Croydon...I can almost see you from here
pps there's another biblical joke in there somewhere.
*Sunday night, one wine too many. I'd better stop now :) *
* there goes that thread*
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Damien Broderick
> Sent: Sunday, 24 February 2002 5:52 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: RE: Transhuman Media: The Life of Matrioshka Brian
> At 05:37 PM 2/24/02 +1100, Colin Hales of Oz wrote:
> < an amusing story; ho ho >
> which I'll now hijack a bit, with some embarrassment, but I've been
> wondering about this lately:
> >becomes a VNAI (very naughty AI).
> Australians seem to think that the phrase from the movie is
> `He's not the
> messiah, he's just a very naughty boy.' Where did the `very'
> come from? Has
> this error of emphasis crept in to other English-speaking
> cultures? A quick
> google suggests that it has. Weird, man.)
> Damien Broderick
> [a naughty pedant]
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