Re: How hard a Singularity?

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Sun Jun 23 2002 - 12:36:41 MDT

James Higgins wrote:
> Well, Eliezer has a problem with people dying. The longer your wait to
> get the Singularity in full force the more people die (that's my
> interpretation of his vision, at least). Personally, I'd rather let a
> few hundred thousand people die while making certain that the
> Singularity won't just wipe everyone out.

"A few hundred thousand" equals at most six days.

Welcome to Singularity math.

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

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