RE: Singularity Institute - update

From: Nathan Russell (
Date: Wed Apr 30 2003 - 16:50:50 MDT

--On Wednesday, April 30, 2003 3:17 PM -0700 Ramez Naam <>

> b) Giving you more direct credibility. Scientific publications,
> technical books, and mainstream credentials all increase your ability
> to raise funds from private sources, acquire funds in the form of
> grants, and convince others of your ideas.

The problem is that - without going into details - Eliezer has very few
academic credentials now - perhaps even less so than the average American.
This would make it difficult for him to pursue a Ph.D. without spending the
better part of a decade away from his real work.


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