Re: [SL4] Fwd: _New Scientist_ article on awakening Web

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Sun Jul 02 2000 - 23:01:20 MDT

(Brian Atkins wrote this message, but although it showed up in the
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From: Brian Atkins <>
Date: Sun Jul 2, 2000 5:20am
Subject: Re: Fwd: _New Scientist_ article on awakening Web

"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:
> Artificial Intelligence at any given point. Also, I deleted a written
> and edited section on distributed processing from "The Plan to
> Singularity" because I decided that distributed AI wasn't workable."

Is this due to bandwidth/latency issues? I mean, likely any real AI is
going to be running on some kind of parallel machine with a distributed
architecture like a Beowulf or the ASCI series of supercomputers, right?
The only difference between those and computing over the Net is the
internode link characteristics.

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