Re: No AI for Nano/No Nano for copyloads

From: Emlyn (onetel) (
Date: Fri Jul 21 2000 - 19:17:39 MDT

Spudboy wrote:
> In a message dated 7/21/00 6:21:42 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> writes:
> << As you may have noticed, the term "singularity" is used many different
> ways.
> But it seems you think that there is more than a 90% chance that the
> uploads would kill you. Is that because you are special, or do you think
> >90%
> of everyone would be killed? Do you expect that because that is what you
> would
> do if you succeeded in being one of the first?! Think carefully; I may
> have to
> start the "Anyone but Emlyn" faction. :-) >>
> I wonder if Emlyn has been exposed to the MicroSoft Effect, which
> involves vanilla, software, that somehow never works quite right, but
> versions do much better?

I thought the microsoft effect was where a seriously flawed toy operating
system takes over the world and influences every development in it's &
related fields for all time to come, because it is first.

"I stand for all things good. Protect the future for your children. Upload

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