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143 Post author: BrandonReinhart 02 May 2011 07:08AM

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Comment author: timtyler 05 May 2011 08:15:07AM *  0 points [-]

Uh huh. You don't think some other parties might prefer to be consulted?

A plan to pull this off before the other parties wake up may set off some alarm bells.

Comment author: wedrifid 05 May 2011 08:23:56AM 0 points [-]

A plan to pull this off before the other parties wake up may set off some alarm bells.

... The kind of thing that makes 'just do it' seem impractical?

Comment author: timtyler 05 May 2011 08:44:18AM 0 points [-]

"Plan to Singularity" dates back to 2000. Other parties are now murmuring - but I wouldn't say machine intelligence had yet become a "public policy" issue. I think it will, in due course though. So, I don't think the original plan is very likely to pan out.