From: Ben Goertzel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Jun 23 2002 - 13:54:34 MDT
But it may be that a time machine will be discovered in the future, but the
discoverer will choose not to use it to mess with us, for many possible
reasons (e.g. the risk of annihilating itself...)
> I can easily imagine that building a time machine is impossible.
> It's very
> difficult to believe that it is possible, and that it couldn't be figured
> out for 10 billion years of subjective time.
> At 01:12 PM 6/23/2002 -0600, you wrote:
> >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
> >imagine that?
> >I can!
> >-- ben g
> > > At a conservative final-technology-of-computronium speedup of
> a hundred
> > > million to one (Robert Bradbury's figure for processing in a
> > > 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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