From: Joakim Almgren Gāndara (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Jan 02 2001 - 11:01:53 MST
Anyone who has never heard of the Evil Overlord list needs to go to Peter
Anspach's official Evil Overlord homepage at www.eviloverlord.com.
And by the way -- *BZzzt*.
- Joaquim Gāndara
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, January 01, 2001 10:15 PM
Subject: Re: The Nihilist's New Year
> "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:
> > Don't worry, the number was random, i.e., calculated to be "sometime in
> > 2005". If I somehow did have a definite date, rule 15 mandates that I
> > couldn't announce it, and that if I had no choice but to announce it,
> > need to announce a date at least eight days *after* the actual
> > was scheduled for. (Yes, some of the rules apply to good guys as well.)
> Justin Corwin wrote:
> > there are numbered rules for the public treatment of the singularity?
> Rule 15: "I will never employ any device with a digital countdown. If I
> find that such a device is absolutely unavoidable, I will set it to
> activate when the counter reaches 117 and the hero is just putting his
> plan into operation."
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