Re: poly: The singleton hypothesis

From: CurtAdams <>
Date: Sun Apr 26 1998 - 15:32:12 PDT

In a message dated 4/26/98 2:46:40 PM, wrote:

>I realize this claim seems like a consensus among certain groups,
>but I still find it incredible, and share Curt's skepticism. If
>tommorow Monsanto found it had a workable simple assembler (which
>took 20 types of amino acids as inputs and could assemble any 3D array
>of such amino acids up to 1mm^3), I don't think they could build a super
>intelligence nor take over the world in a year.

In effect, Monsanto already has an equivalent to that assembler -
ribosomes. And, indeed, that hasn't allowed them to make super
intelligence or take over the world.
Received on Sun Apr 26 22:33:14 1998

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