"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:
> Margaret Mead... made a horrendous mistake... The only comparable
> error I can bring to mind is Minsky and Papert killing off the
> entire field of neural networks...
Especially if Rosenblatt's death a few years later was actually
a suicide, as has been rumored. These sorts of affairs also
have very human consequences. They may be inconsequential eddies
on the fringe of the memetic envelope, but on an individual scale,
they can destroy lives and careers.
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