Technological Singularity

Ketil Z Malde ketil at ii.uib.no
Sat Jun 6 09:33:00 EST 1998

ian at five-d.com (Ian Kemmish) writes:

>> as we laugh at that fellow who observed that increases in farm
>> yields was linear and population growth is exponential and pre-
>> dicted massive famine in the moderate future

> I don't hear much laughter coming from Africa.

Even in Africa, the vast majority have enough to eat, there are untapped 
or inefficiently used resources, and with proper technology,
agricultural production could be increased greatly.

The recurring catastrophes are a political problem, not a technical

If I haven't seen further, it is by standing in the footprints of giants

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