RE: [SL4] What I'm Doing

From: Patrick McCuller (
Date: Thu Apr 06 2000 - 20:34:12 MDT

> By the way, despite what some SL4 members have heard (why are you
> sending to a subset of the list, Greg A?), I have never had the
> opportunity to discuss Eurisko or anything else with Lenat. I'd
> certainly be interested in doing so, although it would be tough to find
> a conversation-opener other than "Why on Earth did you abandon Eurisko,
> the most advanced AI ever created, to go off and work on a great big
> semantic network?", which might not be tactful.

        His address is The worse thing he could do is ignore your

        Actually, he could also discredit you, have you killed and set fire to the
American midwest. But the odds are at least three to one against it.

        Why not place tough computer chips into a superfast pipeline that drops
through a strong gravitational field? The time dilation will give them
trillions of subjective years to calculate before you can swallow a sip of
iced tea.


> --
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
> Member, Extropy Institute
> Senior Associate, Foresight Institute

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