From: Ben Goertzel (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Jun 23 2002 - 13:12:18 MDT
You can't imagine a superhuman AI could take 100 years to create a time
Maybe creating a time machine is just plain impossible.... Can't you
-- ben g
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf
> Of Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
> Sent: Sunday, June 23, 2002 12:48 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: How hard a Singularity?
> Ben Goertzel wrote:
> > On the other hand, perhaps the delayed Singularity will result in a
> > superhuman AI that cares about humans and thus, once it invents a time
> > machine in 2123, bothers to go back in time and resurrect all those dead
> > humans....
> TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-THREE AD?
> At a conservative final-technology-of-computronium speedup of a hundred
> million to one (Robert Bradbury's figure for processing in a Matrioshka
> Brain), and starting the clock at 2023, that's TEN BILLION YEARS
> from now.
> I can't even imagine it.
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://intelligence.org/
> Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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