[ExI] Will ems have two genders?

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Mon May 16 09:19:41 UTC 2016


On 16 May 2016 at 10:05, Anders Sandberg  wrote:
> Robin's book is a pretty fascinating take on ems, since he develops the
> social side of the scenario in deep detail. We may of course want to work a
> lot on the tech side, but he is first in trying to see what our knowledge in
> the "soft sciences" actually makes likely.
>
> A key thing in thinking about uncertain future developments is to realize
> that a high likeliehood of being wrong is not a reason not to try it, in
> many circumstances. If your models cause you to take actions that are
> maximally reasonable then it does not matter that there is a lot of noise.
>


As a small factoid, did you know that UK Facebook has 71 gender options?
<http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/facebook/10930654/Facebooks-71-gender-options-come-to-UK-users.html>

Another reason not to be on Facebook - It would take too much time to
decide which options to tick.  ;)


BillK


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