Re: "all your base" - distress call, or attack?

From: Ross A. Finlayson (
Date: Wed Mar 21 2001 - 13:06:18 MST

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:

> Since several people have (sigh) actually asked - YES, that post was
> humorously intended. The phrase derives from a computer game that was
> badly translated into English. As far as I know, this is the real
> explanation and not merely a deceptive smokescreen intended to throw us
> off the track of the horrifying truth.
> -- -- -- -- --
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
> Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

Don't you think it's funny?


Ross Andrew Finlayson
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