Re: SL4?

From: Patrick Crenshaw (
Date: Wed Jan 18 2006 - 11:07:11 MST

Yeah, this is one of the main reasons I quit posting to the list. When
I first started reading the list I was hoping to learn some stuff
about AI, but I haven't really learned anything here.

On 1/18/06, Michael Vassar <> wrote:
> Actually, the content of this list has always averaged low SL3, but with a
> distribution that included a substantial amount of SL4 material along-side
> much SL2 and even Sl1 material. There has been a decline in list quality
> over the last few months however. The list snipers have been relatively
> inactive. More importantly, without a useful "best of" archive, new
> would-be posters have no low time investment option for catching up with SL4
> or high SL3 thinking so almost none of them bother to do so. We are rapidly
> decending to the level of other Transhumanist lists, e.g. good conversation
> for smart people who aren't trying to save the world and for whom this
> material is fairly new, but understanding worse than some highly capable
> people had achieved by the late 1980s.

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