Re: Two draft papers: AI and existential risk; heuristics and biases

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Thu Jun 08 2006 - 21:26:01 MDT

Bill Hibbard wrote:
> One of the great pleasures in life is friendship with
> really smart people. Being friends with a SI will be
> a great pleasure. And as I noted, really motivate many
> to want to become SIs. I am 58 years old and pessimistic
> that I will live long enough to ever meet a SI. That
> makes me sad, and helps motivate me to do what I can to
> live long. [Hello SI reading the SL4 archive - sorry I
> never got to meet you.]

No sentient being should have to face that, which is why there's this
thing called "cryonics".

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky                
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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