From: Алексей Турчин (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Sep 25 2007 - 16:15:17 MDT
I think it is a little bit improbable that so slow civilization got the singularity before us, because they need maybe trillion years to finish their evolution. And they must be before us if we receive their signals. An our Universe is only 15 billion.
But also I think that it doesn't matter how slow their were on the begining - if thier advance were hiperbolic, it will reach any possible speed. For example, eart life took 2 billion years to create eucariotic life. How it influens the fact that now Moore law doubles every 2 years?
From: "Byrne Hobart" <email@example.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 17:42:43 -0400
Subject: Re: Re: Is SETI dangerous?
> Nahhhh. They could just have an extremely long head start. They're
> more advanced, but advancing much more slowly.
> On 9/25/07, Matt Mahoney <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > --- Алексей Турчин <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > What do you mean by 'find'? That they fly to Earth? But it wull take much
> > > more time then to travel with a speed of light by radiowave. If they are on
> > > the another galaxy in millions light years, this difference will be
> > > important.
> > >
> > > Alexey Turchin.
> > If they are as advanced over us as we are over bacteria, then you can't say
> > anything about what they can or can't do. Our whole universe could be one of
> > their little experiments. You would have no idea. Your thoughts are just the
> > execution of a program that they wrote.
> > -- Matt Mahoney, firstname.lastname@example.org
Посетите мой Живой Журнал www.livejournal.com/users/turchin - и узнайте то, что я думаю прямо сейчас - и ещё то, что хотел сказать вам, но не успел :)
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