[ExI] homo sapiens as endangered species

Keith Henson hkeithhenson at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 03:26:42 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 12:33 PM, Anders Sandberg <anders at aleph.se> wrote:


> In my sims I need about 2000 people to get long term survival with more than
> 90% probability. Smaller populations can survive, but they need to be lucky.

The Tasmanians made it for about 10k years with a population size of
about 4,000.  They did loose technology.

A smaller land mass with perhaps 700 between Tasmanian and Australia didn't.

Easter Island bottomed out at something like 1000 to 2000.


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