Re: Dr Ettinger makes my day

den Otter (
Fri, 4 Dec 1998 00:39:53 +0100

> From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky <>

> The Baileys wrote:
> >
> > As for the
> > title of the book, I've had the hardest time developing a title for the
> > book. Its an arduous process because you want a title that conveys the
> > book's subject yet also is accessible to the average layperson.
> What is this mysterious book about? I was recently thinking up good titles
> for a Singularity book, and the best one (who knows if it applies?) was
> _Ultratech_. ( turns up no matches, so it's unclaimed.)

I think "Technocalypse" would be a more appropriate name, and it would probably sell more copies too. "Ultratech" sounds more like a Discovery Channel popular science program...