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Mind Hacks

I've been a more than a year without caffeine and glad to be rid of it. Very potent drug which is abused almost ubiquitously.

Singularity Fiction

I forgot to mention True Names by Doctrow and Rosenbaum. One of the best on this subject IMO.

http://archive.org/details/TrueNames

Singularity Fiction

I had read most of this many years ago...not sure why I didn't finish then but glad I did this time. Thanks for the link.

Also I think the answer is to contine to evolve and constantly push against ones limits rather than outsourcing the work andliving a life Iif leisure as the majority did after the change.

Singularity Fiction

I loved accelerando...just read the Chiang story, great but was disapointed by the outcome. I wont discuss why to avoid spoilers

Singularity Fiction

Thanks for the suggestion

Singularity Fiction

Thanks for the suggestion!

Singularity Fiction

Thanks for the suggestion!

Singularity Fiction

Thanks for the suggestion!

Discussion: Which futures are good enough?

Is there really a way of simulating people with whom you interact extensively such that they wouldn't exist in much the same way that you would? In otherwords are p-zombie's possible, or more to the point are they a practical means of simulating a human in sufficient detail to fool a human level intellect.

Realism : Direct or Indirect?

Just what one experiences, with the external world that we agree upon going by consensus reality. Is that what you were asking.

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