Re: Humor: helping Eliezer to fulfill his full potential

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Sun Nov 05 2000 - 12:10:34 MST

> Brian Atkins wrote: the official car of the SIAI is a very safe and
> heavy 2000 model year BMW X5 SUV with 4.4L V8 in case we need to ever make
> a quick getaway.

I see. And if you are successful, where in the heck are you going to run?
Where are any of us going to run? Getaway from what? Where?

> P.S. He-who-must-be-protected also rides only in the rear passenger seats...

OK so you manage to rescue the HWoMBeP from his own monster.
Shall the rest of us scramble for a computer in which to upload
or a rocket booster in which to flee the doomed planet?

{8^D This is intended as a light-hearted post, but those of you who
are actively working on AI could perhaps reassure us occasionally that
everything really is under control down there in Atlanta, yall.

Perhaps I misunderstood the purpose of the HRV (HWoMBeP
Rescue Vehicle). Is it to whisk him away to safety from the Singularity,
or from the hoards of peasants with pitchforks and torches that have
gathered outside the castle walls? spike

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