work, you silicon slave!

Spike Jones (
Sun, 21 Feb 1999 23:09:52 -0800

> >Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:
> >> "Why should machines millions of times more intelligent, fecund, and
> >> industrious than ourselves exist only to support our ponderous, antique
> >> bodies and dim-witted minds in luxury?"
> Spike Jones said
> >because we can make them do it? i would, if i could. {8^D spike
> You can't make them do anything. They will do it for the same reason we
> allow dogs and butterflys to live. No more, no less.

tim, i am currently *making* my computers grind away 24 hrs a day searching for mersenne prime numbers. just because i can. }8-] spike