Re: Si definition of Friendliess

From: Arona Ndiaye (
Date: Fri Apr 06 2001 - 15:07:34 MDT

When I do not understand something, I go to and it
finds related links for me. Why should it not find those same links for
everyone ? The Singularity is nothing complex. How do you dumb down
something which is not dumd-down-able ?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Cooper" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, April 06, 2001 1:51 PM
Subject: Re: Si definition of Friendliess

> Arona,
> Fair enough. I won't consider you elitist. I just think that it is
> to make these ideas available to as many people as possible. That might
> "dumbing it down" for some. I see nothing wrong with that. As a reasonably
> intelligent and well-read person, I can easily follow the discussions on
> list, despite having no actual skills or experience as a programmer. Not
> everyone will be able, or willing, to do so. It still is very important to
> these people on "our side", even if they can't understand any of the
> details involved. Public interest in our space program put a man on the
> and the failure to sustain that interest is the reason that my email
> doesn't end with Let's not make the same mistake again.
> >My understanding is that Low Beyond is more about CODING that damn seed
> as opposed to anything else... <
> Again,true. However, when you are trying to create something that will
> ultimately change EVERYTHING that we know, I think it behooves everyone to
> explore as broad a range of discussions as possible. Sometimes that might
> mean repeating yourself, (or at least providing a link) as newer voices
> heard. One of those newer voices might eventually be the person to supply
> key that opens the door to AI, and ultimately, the Singularity.

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