Re: An essay I just wrote on the Singularity.

From: Robin Lee Powell (
Date: Wed Dec 31 2003 - 12:03:33 MST

On Wed, Dec 31, 2003 at 01:02:23PM -0500, Ben Goertzel wrote:
> I'm fairly certain he introduced that particular phrase, but is it
> really true that no previous author wrote any kind of systematic
> essay on the topic? I haven't done historical research on this,

I have not either, but IIRC Eliezer himself claims to have been
unable to find anything. That doesn't exactly prove anything, but
it's a data point.


Me:  ***   I'm a *male* Robin.
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from running out and eating all the cookies."  -- Eliezer Yudkowsky             ***              .i cimo'o prali .ui

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