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59 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 21 November 2007 02:18AM

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Comment author: Davorak 21 April 2011 03:31:45PM 0 points [-]

Knowing how to regenerate knowledge does not mean that you only store the information in it seed/compressed form. However if you need the room for new information you can do away with the flat storage and keep the seed form, knowing that you can regenerate it at will.

Comment author: Normal_Anomaly 20 May 2011 10:10:41PM 1 point [-]

I sure wish I could choose what gets deleted from memory that easily.

Comment author: Davorak 21 May 2011 12:36:16AM 0 points [-]

In my experience it is just a matter of not using the memory/skill/knowledge. I was not trying to imply it was a quick process.