Re: New artifact: The Silicon Sphere

From: Eugen Leitl (
Date: Tue Dec 09 2003 - 06:53:03 MST

On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 02:00:53PM -0800, Tommy McCabe wrote:
> May, I ask, what do Delta II rockets have to do with
> the Singularity? Absolutely nothing, as far as I can

If you want to send a small self-rep package to the
next rock, it might pay out to hijack existing capabilities
as it may be quicker than building your own.

It is difficult to predict bootstrap kinetics of a
Singularity, though.

> tell. Rockets nowadays are an SL0 technology. (though
> some new types are SL1, and science-fiction type
> rockets are SL2, the Delta-type vehicles are SL0)

-- Eugen* Leitl leitl
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