Ah, I see. I assumed you meant 17 years from 'Perceptrons' - the 1969 book that pointed out the problem. Failed pedantry on my part!
It wasn't seventeen years. It was five years. See http://www.citeulike.com/user/napvasconcelos/article/3396716
"If everyone in the universe just ends up with their brains hotwired to experience maximum happiness forever, or perhaps just replaced with orgasmium gloop, is that the greatest possible fulfillment of humanity's potential? Is this what we wish to make of ourselves?"
Why not just bite the bullet and say yes?
Also, your diagrams would hold more weight if you hadn't used Comic Sans.
Definitely keep posting, Eliezer, and don't worry about the frequency. It's one of the best blogs around.
Stack Overflow has an interesting approach - it's more a Q/A than blog, and I don't know if the authors plan to open-source the software they use. But worth a look. http://stackoverflow.com/