[ExI] Will the Singularity take an unexpected path?

spike spike66 at comcast.net
Sat Sep 15 20:12:33 UTC 2007

> bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf Of John K Clark
> > if the Singularity refers to a form of ignorance
> It does.
> > you should not, in the same sentence,
> > treat it as a future event.
> Nonsense, scientists do it all the time. We can accurately predict the
> path
> of comet X for the next 318 years 4 months 19 days 7 hours and
> 22 minutes, but then it will pass very close to Jupiter and after that we
> have no idea what the comet's orbit will be. The reason is that at that
> particular point a very very small error in the knowledge of the comet's
> position and velocity will lead to a huge error in its future orbit...John
K Clark

Excellent analogy John, thanks. spike

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