Re: Artilects & stuff

James Veverka (
Tue, 14 Sep 1999 07:52:21 -0400 (EDT)

Cosmists Team
Team in favor of ultra machine delvelopment; promotion and distribution.

Terrans Team
A Terran (based on the word "terra", the earth) is someone who feels that artilects are too potentially dangerous to be built.

Spike noted:

>Which team should one join if one
>believes artilects are dangerous as all hell
>but which cannot be stopped
>indefinitely, therefore they must be
>carefully developed by responsible
>and ethical people?

Ever read Gregory Benford's 4 book series on man vs machine which began with "In the Ocean of Night" ? Excellent story with many calling "Ocean" their favorite SF novel.....jim