>From: "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>"J. R. Molloy" wrote:
> > From: "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <email@example.com>
> > > The Singularity is defined to occur as soon as any greater-than-human
> > > intelligence comes into existence - big or small. It has to be
> > > hardware transhumanity, not just humans put together in interesting
> > > shapes, but that's it.
> > Just to clarify, that means greater-than-the-smartest-human
> > right?
> > I mean if it was smarter than, say, dubya bush, that wouldn't be a very
> > deal.
>It means, "greater than the smartest human or organization of humans".
Which in turn means smarter than *all* of us put together - which equates to
one scary smart beast. I sure hope you can pull off the "friendliness" you
seem so confident of.
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