Re: Humor: helping Eliezer to fulfill his full potential

From: Brian Atkins (
Date: Sun Nov 05 2000 - 20:45:48 MST

Mainly just in case Eugene or den Otter show up? :-) Don't get me started
on our bunker and small arsenal of weapons...


Spike Jones wrote:
> > 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

Brian Atkins
Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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