Re: singularity arrival estimate...

From: Eugen Leitl (
Date: Fri May 17 2002 - 11:57:14 MDT

On Fri, 17 May 2002, Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:

> I'll be more explicit about it: It seems to me that chances are
> exceptionally good that the movie would screw up the Singularity concept so
> horribly as to render it forever tainted in the minds of scientists and
> viewers. Where are you going to find a trustworthy Hollywood moviemaking

How do you depict the undepictable? Singularity is incomprehensible by
definition. You can render lots of weird shit happening at the physical
layer, people running around and screaming, but what would be the purpose
of this?

> organization? Science fiction, yes, but Hollywood?

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