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20 Post author: lukeprog 26 November 2011 08:05AM

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Comment author: Alexei 26 November 2011 05:56:02PM *  0 points [-]

How is this different from IntelligenceExplosion?

Comment author: dbaupp 27 November 2011 12:16:56AM 1 point [-]

I think that IntelligenceExplosion is just a portal to make further research easier (by collecting links and references, etc), while Facing The Singularity is lukeprog actually explaining stuff (from the Preface):

I’ve been trying to answer those questions in a long series of brief, carefully written, and well-referenced articles, but such articles take a long time to write. It’s much easier to write long, chatty, unreferenced articles.

Facing the Singularity is my new attempt to rush through explaining as much material as possible. I won’t optimize my prose, I won’t hunt down references, and I won’t try to be brief. I’ll just write, quickly.

Comment author: [deleted] 26 November 2011 07:51:36PM *  1 point [-]

Alexei, your link is broken. It directs to: http://www.http://intelligenceexplosion.com/

I think you meant: http://www.intelligenceexplosion.com/

Comment author: Alexei 26 November 2011 09:03:45PM 0 points [-]

Fixed, thanks!

Comment author: [deleted] 26 November 2011 09:48:45PM 1 point [-]


Comment author: policetac 01 March 2013 12:52:33AM *  0 points [-]

Want to read something kind of funny? I just skipped through all your writings, but it's only because of something I saw on the second page of the first thing I ever heard about you. Ok.

On your - "MY Own Story." http://facingthesingularity.com/2011/preface/ You wrote: "Intelligence explosion My interest in rationality inevitably lead me (in mid 2010, I think) to a treasure trove of articles on the mainstream cognitive science of rationality: the website Less Wrong. It was here that I first encountered the idea of intelligence explosion, fro..."

On Mine: "About the Author - "https://thesingularityeffect.wordpress.com/welcome-8/ I wrote: "The reason I write about emerging technology is because of an “awakening” I had one evening a few years ago. For lack of a better description, suffice it to say that I saw a confusing combination of formula, imagery, words, etc. that formed two words. Singularity and Exponential..."

NOW, I'm going to go back and read some more while I'm waiting to speak with you somehow directly.

If what happened to you, is the same thing that happened to me... :then please please place a comment on the page. That would be great. (Again without reading. (If I'm correct you "might" get this.: "You should also do this because if true, then WE would both have seen a piece of the .what...."New Book???"

Just in case you think I'm a nut. Go back and read more of mine please.