Re: Galaxy brain problem

Anders Sandberg (
Wed, 13 Aug 1997 17:40:23 +0200 (MET DST)

On Mon, 11 Aug 1997, Dan Clemmensen wrote:

> I think we have a "minor" speed-of-light problem here. Unless the
> galaxy brains find a way around relativity, then a galaxy brain
> cannot coordinate it;s own actions in less than roughly the time it
> takes to traverse a galaxy twice, which is on the order of 100K
> years.

True. But local systems can be much faster, so you could have a brain
consisting of faster sub-brains made of even faster subsub-brains and
so on...

Anders Sandberg Towards Ascension!
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