[extropy-chat] technological equilibrium

Rik van Riel riel at surriel.com
Sat Jul 17 20:54:42 UTC 2004

On Wed, 14 Jul 2004, Spike wrote:

> Nearly all sci-fi stories postulate advanced societies
> that did not experience runaway AI and appear to be
> at least stable.

Except for some of the most interesting sci-fi
stories, which focus on a disruption of such an
equilibrium ;)

"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan

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