Re: Lilliputian Posthumians

Mark Grant (
Thu, 22 Oct 1998 18:40:42 +0100

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

How fast can you think when light takes nearly a second to cross your brain? I don't believe that Jupiter-sized brains will ever be as useful as some people here imagine, except to the extent that they can run trillions of uploads in one shared reality.