Re: Alpha-Point computing

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Thu Jan 17 2002 - 21:45:49 MST

Damien Broderick wrote:
> I advanced it in a series of posts on in mid-1996,
> where I dubbed it `The Very Fast Evolution Machine' (and I recycled and
> elaborated that discussion in THE SPIKE, versions 1 and 2). Paul and
> Eliezer might well have beaten me to the punch.

Actually, if I recall correctly, I picked up the phrase (and concept)
"Alpha Point" from _The Spike_ - it's "Alpha Line" that is my own
invention. I didn't know that you were the originator, though.

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

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