From: Tommy McCabe (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Apr 01 2004 - 20:32:57 MST
--- "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <email@example.com>
> Damien Broderick wrote:
> >> UPDATE: Due to overwheming demand, the
> >> will be delayed by one hour, so that those
> wanting to
> >> finishing watching the latest Buffy episode can
> do so.
> > In this universe, those wanting to finishing
> watching the last Buffy ep
> > should have finishing nearly a year ago.
> Ya know, if the Singularity *did* happen on April
> 1st, people would still
> be wondering if the whole thing was an enormously
> clever joke by *someone*
> two weeks later.
Anyone with the capability to pull off that kind of
prank for two weeks would be capable of causing a real
Singularity in about three minutes. It should be
easier to make ultratechnology than to fake making
ultratechnology, especially for that long.
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
> Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for
> Artificial Intelligence
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