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41 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 13 April 2007 11:42PM

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Comment author: zzz2 15 April 2007 12:07:18PM 1 point [-]

Eliezer, did you mean to evoke stock markets with "You could feed it to a display on people's cellphones"?

Perhaps so, but stock market investors are not trying to "strike it rich" for a single dollar, or even to earn a 3500% return. They have a large stake in the game, and their greatest worry is that a market crash may wipe out their investment.