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Bob Broedel <[log in to unmask]>
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Sun, 26 Nov 2000 15:34:43 -0500
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Date   : Sun, 26 Nov 2000 13:33:33 -0500
>From  : Declan McCullagh <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: FC: Dawn of neurohacks -- How much would you pay for more smarts?

[How much would _you_ pay to boost your child's intelligence? My own
mother, apparently quite mercenary in such matters, says "quite a bit."
--Declan]

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Date   : Sat, 25 Nov 2000 02:24:49 -0500
>From  : Brian Atkins <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: dawn of neurohacks

(found some genes for intelligence)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_850000/850358.stm

I bet that splicing these genes into rich people's pre-kids will be
common by 2004. May or may not be in time to help much with Singularity.
--
Brian Atkins
Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
http://www.singinst.org/

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