Re: EngYog-Sothoth for Fun nanotech

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Thu Jul 26 2001 - 16:53:01 MDT

"Smigrodzki, Rafal" wrote:
> ### How about triple-overlapped code - just like in some bacteria where
> one stretch of DNA codes for three proteins in the three reading frames.
> Any mutation would change always 3 proteins at the same time, and it
> would be unlikely that the organism could deal with it and accumulate
> more mutations necessary to drive selection. You could even try
> sextuple-overlap - all reading frames on both strands of DNA.

Mmmm... skrode bacteria...

"What would happen if you put a skrode under a potted plant?"
        -- Question found on the 'Net.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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