Re: Kurzweil's new Singularity/AI page

From: Zero Powers (
Date: Thu Mar 15 2001 - 19:30:13 MST

>From: "Robert J. Bradbury" <>

> > So for now, we can say that ultra high levels of intelligence will
> > outward at the speed of light, but recognize that this may not be the
> > actual limit of the speed of expansion, or even if the limit is the
> > of light that this limit may not restrict reaching other locations
> > quickly.
>Absolutely wrong.

>The only way you send information is by encoding it in matter
>and send the matter. You can't send matter at the "speed-of-light"
>because its infinitely expensive to send it at that velocity.

I'll admit to having little knowledge and no expertise in this area. But
can't you encode information using only EM waves? Isn't that what fiber
optics is about? Isn't that how we communicate with satelites?


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