Re: hypothetical Warhol worm

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Fri Aug 17 2001 - 09:33:19 MDT

Eugene Leitl wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Aug 2001, Miriam English wrote:
> > All in all a bit depressing, but something we all need to know. I hate
> We know. As do the archives.
> > having to learn about security, but if we are to survive this digital
> > age of innocence it seems we need to know enough to avoid falling down
> > with everybody else.
> Making infoprocessing systems more stable and hardening them against
> attack (here we definitely should aim to emulate biology) should be very
> high on the agenda of any transhumanistoid person. You just don't build
> the foundation of your civilisation on a substrate as crappy as that.

I would point out that biology IS build on a substrate as
"crappy as that".

- samantha

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