Re: Lilliputian Posthumians

Robin Hanson (
Wed, 21 Oct 1998 15:21:04 -0700

den Otter writes:
>Bigger is better. Tiny microbe-like posthumans don't
>stand a chance against a jupiter brain, neither
>physically nor intellectually.

But the better question is how that jupiter brain competes against a group of tiny posthumans that cost the same total amount. Since jupiter is 10^30gms, the jupiter brain might compete against 10^30 gram sized posthumans.

Robin Hanson RWJF Health Policy Scholar, Sch. of Public Health 510-643-1884 140 Warren Hall, UC Berkeley, CA 94720-7360 FAX: 510-643-8614