[ExI] Jaron Lanier on AI and Singularity, not transhumanism

Sen Yamamoto sen.otaku at googlemail.com
Sat Aug 14 17:57:12 UTC 2010

Ah. Yes, I would have to agree. I have to say that where two cultures
meet (non-violently) there seems to be a lot of ideas, and a lot of
intellectual/cultural fun. Ah, the stuff of life!

On 8/14/10, Stefano Vaj <stefano.vaj at gmail.com> wrote:
> Let me rephrase. A society based on transhumanist values such as
> change, prometheism, diversity, knowledge, self-overcoming, extropy,
> self-determination, directed evolution, "cosmic" challenges, etc.
> would make for a more interesting world irrespective of what and when
> could be actually achieved.
> *And* of course would make any singularity-like achievement much more
> likely to happen in the first place than a hostile and/or stagnating
> world would.
> --
> Stefano Vaj
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