Re: When does it pay to play (lottery)?

From: maru (
Date: Sun Jan 23 2005 - 08:35:44 MST

Well, the point still holds doesn't it?
lottery= low chance * mediocre payout = low expected utility,
AI = better but still too low chance of
Ben/Eliezer/Someone-we've-never-heard-of succeeding and not killing us *
ridicously high payoff = much higher expected utility than lottery.


Mike Williams wrote:

> If I were a betting man (and I am on occasion), I'd put my money on Ben.
> Seems to me he's got Novamente halfway around the track while Eliezer's
>still trying to decide which horse he's going to ride.
>Mike W.

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