[FoRK] Making robotics a priority

Ken Ganshirt @ Yahoo ken_ganshirt at yahoo.ca
Tue Jul 12 19:47:03 PDT 2011


--- On Tue, 7/12/11, Adam L Beberg <beberg at mithral.com> wrote:

> > If "we" do solve it, then we'll share with everyone most likely and,
> > after the dust settles on the Robot Revolution and AI Revolution, people
> > with menial jobs will find other kinds of work. And we'll mostly work
> > less and get closer to a post-scarcity world in more senses than now.

> 
> And you propose we get to post-scarcity though peak-oil,
> peak-phosphorous, peak-water, peak-fiat, lack of education,
> 60/40 gender imbalances, and rapid destruction of the
> planet... how exactly?
> 

It's all done with that same magic fairy dust that turns collateralized debt obligations (CDO) comprised mainly of subprime loans into AAA investment vehicles.

Or maybe sdw is simply inhaling too much of it when he's out running. ;-)

         ...ken...


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