Re: OpenCog Concerns

From: David Picón Álvarez (
Date: Fri Feb 29 2008 - 15:36:46 MST

From: "Matt Mahoney" <>
> I would be more concerned about the uncontrolled and self-propagating
> growth
> of a competitive, distributed query/message posting service such as the
> one I
> outlined in
> It is friendly only to the point that peers need to provide useful and
> truthful information to acquire reputation and resources. Once hardware
> advances to the point where peer intelligence exceeds human intelligence
> (e.g.
> the peers can write and debug software), then humans will be left behind,
> at
> the same time being totally dependent on it.

Why wouldn't a network with this topology not suck like Freenet does, and
why doesn't it make sense to use PKI to make the reputation system robust
and the relaying tamper-proof?


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