From: Stuart Armstrong (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Apr 28 2008 - 02:39:17 MDT
> William and Krekoski have a problem with my
> > 2008/4/25 Lee Corbin <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > > The speed of light limits how big an "individual" can be.
> > > If it conducts thoughts at the speed of light, then is the .1
> > > second or so delay across the world still okay for
> > > a single mind?
> and point out that if the thinking is slow enough, then it
> the size may be arbitrarily large.
> True enough, but that rather defeats the whole point of
> using resources effectively. There would be utterly no
> point in using an entire solar system's resources to emulate
> my mind, making that possible only by having it think very,
> very slowly.
Anders Sandberg has a paper on this topic:
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