Re: "all your base" - distress call, or attack?

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Wed Mar 21 2001 - 12:56:35 MST

Since several people have (sigh) actually asked - YES, that post was
humorously intended. The phrase derives from a computer game that was
badly translated into English. As far as I know, this is the real
explanation and not merely a deceptive smokescreen intended to throw us
off the track of the horrifying truth.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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