[SEQ RERUN] Billion Dollar Bots

by MinibearRex 1 min read15th Nov 20123 comments


Today's post, Billion Dollar Bots was originally published on November 22, 2008. A summary:


An alternate scenario for the creation of bots, this time involving lots of cloud computing.

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This post is part of the Rerunning the Sequences series, where we'll be going through Eliezer Yudkowsky's old posts in order so that people who are interested can (re-)read and discuss them. The previous post was Brain Emulation and Hard Takeoff, and you can use the sequence_reruns tag or rss feed to follow the rest of the series.

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