META: Singularity, a restriction on...

Michael S. Lorrey (
Mon, 19 Apr 1999 15:40:06 -0400

I just thought of one possible restraint on Singularity type growth: Procrastination.

As more people become immortal, at the edge of the Singularity, the amount of procrastination which occurs in society will amplify at exponential rates, leading to a major braking effect on growth of all kinds.


Mike Lorrey