Unsolicited comment on point 3 of
The problem to ensure that an unreliable subject cannot acquire a right to
an object in an operating system is undecidable in general, and solutions
in special cases are very difficult to obtain (cf. Michael A. Harrison,
Walter L. Ruzzo, and Jeffrey D. Ullman. 1976. *Protection in operating
*. Commun. ACM 19, 8 (August 1976), 461-471.).
Cory Doctorow's talk, "The Coming War on General Computation,"
on related themes.
As for the singularity, have my own graphic of Kurzweil's supplement
consumption rate in units of pills-per-day from 2006 until 2045, Kurzweil's
predicted year of the singularity, depending on three outcomes (friendly
AI, unfriendly AI and very unfriendly AI), but I'll wait until the
singularity or until someone asks before sharing the link.
Florian Lengyel, Ph.D.
On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 8:20 PM, WarrenS <wds@...> wrote:
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