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ESRogs comments on Archimedes's Chronophone - Less Wrong

20 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 23 March 2007 05:43PM

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Comment author: ESRogs 05 April 2013 07:11:06PM 4 points [-]

Wasn't Joseph already using the Rubik's cube as an example of a trivial toy?

Comment author: pure-awesome 04 May 2013 11:45:02PM 7 points [-]

Yes, I don't think Joseph's intention was to get Archimedes to understand a Rubix cube. I believe his intention was to get Archimedes to play with 'trivial toys' and so he thought talking about Rubix cubes might do the trick.