Re: Posthuman Politics

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Mon Oct 15 2001 - 21:13:12 MDT

Dan Clemmensen wrote:
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:
> >
> > Actually, I'm quantitative and probabilistic. So I express ETS (estimated
> > time to Singularity) as a curve peaking at 2008-2010 and falling off to
> > below 5% at 2005 and 2020, assuming world events go on more or less as
> > usual (no nuclear war, no Baylor Jihad). That's in a world with a
> > Singularity Institute, though.
> I'm unfamiliar with the Baylor Jihad. Is it anything like the
> Butlerian Jihad of Frank Herbert's "Dune"?

< blink blink >


That was a really really funny mistake on my part, but I won't tell you
why, since it reflects a dark and hidden part of my shadowy past.

I guess the moral of the story is that if you assume people can look
something up on Google, you had better Google on it yourself to make sure
you spelled it right.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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