From: Thomas McCabe (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Feb 20 2010 - 20:43:39 MST
No problem. This issue is why I linked to the Singularity Institute's
overview page: http://intelligence.org/overview/whatisthesingularity. It's
not perfect, but it's better than nothing.
On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 10:38 PM, Robin Lee Powell
> On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 07:58:38PM -0500, Thomas McCabe wrote:
>> This Singularity FAQ was co-authored by myself and Kaj Sotala. It
>> is not intended to be an introduction to the Singularity;
> Going to derail this, sorry.
> What *would* you give to someone who has never heard of the
> Singularity, but you think might be receptive? I have yet to find
> anything that seems satisfying to me.
> Ideally in book form.
> They say: "The first AIs will be built by the military as weapons."
> And I'm thinking: "Does it even occur to you to try for something
> other than the default outcome?" See http://shrunklink.com/cdiz
> http://www.digitalkingdom.org/~rlpowell/ *** http://www.lojban.org/
-- - Tom McCabe http://www.rationalfuturist.com/ Department of Mathematics Yale University http://www.math.yale.edu/
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