Re: Signaling after a singularity

From: Vladimir Nesov (
Date: Sat May 10 2008 - 11:51:07 MDT

On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 9:18 PM, Matt Mahoney <> wrote:
> Evolution is a chaotic process, like the weather. A tiny movement of my
> finger today affects the number of hurricanes we will have next year. We
> do have the ability to profoundly affect the form that AI will take, but
> unfortunately we won't have the computational power to predict those
> effects until after they have occurred.

Saying that it's you who affects the weather by moving a finger is as
meaningful as saying that it's you who affects the weather by flapping
of the wings of a butterfly on another continent.

Vladimir Nesov

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