From: Brian Atkins (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Feb 25 2002 - 20:18:32 MST
> This leaves ecosystem collapse, biotech disaster and global epidemic,
> all variations on the same topic. To these we should add the other two
> members of Bill Joy's unholy trinity, nanotech disaster and runaway AI
> (an unfriendly singularity). If the human race has been wiped out a
> century from now I would think it would be due to one of these causes.
> I'm not sure how to rank their likelihood.
I think Nick Bostrom's Existential Risks paper is currently one of
the more definitive works in this area. Check it out if you haven't yet
-- Brian Atkins Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence http://www.singinst.org/
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