Re: Lemme run an idea by you

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Fri, 11 Dec 1998 00:07:10 -0600

Damien Broderick wrote:
> At 07:32 PM 12/10/98 -0800, Eric Ruud wrote:
> >Supposing somewhere far in the future humanity (or possibly even some other
> >intelligent life form) develops time travel.
> >They might, however, be able to upload personalities into a computer at the
> >moment of death, thusly not changing anything in that reality.
> Spider Robinson wrote a couple of novels based on just that premise. I
> believe DEATHKILLER was the first of the sequence. LIFEHOUSE. Maybe one
> more.

"Deathkiller" contains "Mindkiller" and "Time Pressure"; the one you're looking for is "Time Pressure".

--         Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

Disclaimer:  Unless otherwise specified, I'm not telling you
everything I think I know.