[ExI] most famous exi poster
anders at aleph.se
Wed Sep 7 20:15:56 UTC 2016
I was part of the thread (that Eliezer started) that led to the first
story in Accelerando, "Lobsters".
Wei Dai is moving in the effective altruism and AI safety world AFAIK.
On 2016-09-07 20:39, Keith Henson wrote:
> I was delighted that Charles Stross turned a cryonics related
> discussion between Hans Moravec and me into a plot element in
> Accelerando. Hans said he didn't need cryonics because he could be
> revived from his written works. I pointed out the search through
> potential versions to get one that would write "Mind Children" would
> be computationally intensive and involve discarding vast numbers who
> came close but missed a few words and that I hoped the discard process
> wasn't painful. Charles turned this into part of the story when the
> Field Circus gets back to the solar system.
> If you have not read it, you don't have an excuse because it's up for
> free on his web site.
> Best wishes,
> On Wed, Sep 7, 2016 at 10:54 AM, Stephen Van Sickle <sjv2006 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Sorry, it's "The Nightmare Stacks", part of "The Laundry Files" series.
>> On Sep 7, 2016 10:10, "Stephen Van Sickle" <sjv2006 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Sep 7, 2016 07:37, "spike" <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
>>>>>>> If we use the person with the most book sales, perhaps Damien
>>>>>>> Broderick? <<<<
>>> If fiction sales count, that would probably be Charlie Stross. His new
>>> novel "The Laundry Files" was just released.
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Dr Anders Sandberg
Future of Humanity Institute
Oxford Martin School
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