From: Robin Lee Powell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Nov 11 2005 - 15:25:17 MST
On Thu, Nov 10, 2005 at 05:41:40PM -0500, Peter de Blanc wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-11-10 at 10:44 -0800, Robin Lee Powell wrote:
> > Ummm. Can you expand on that rather bizarre statement?
> Transhumanists pose an existential risk; they are likely to
> develop MNT, which is an enabling technology for UFAI.
Heh. I would place better odds at something in
http://www.sl4.org/wiki/FriendlyAICriticalFailureTable happening in
the next *month* as substantially higher than the odds of *anyone*
in my family substantially contributing to MNT in the next 10 years.
The only one who's shown any sign of being smart enough is the 13
year old, and he's far from genius level.
But a fair point none the less.
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