Category: Action Plan

  • Redemption: Whitney Gear Retrieval Mission : Doing it Right

    Redemption: Whitney Gear Retrieval Mission : Doing it Right

    I returned home from my Whitney Adventure in a state of almost total and complete shock. I had lost five pounds in 48 hours; I’d also lost my phone, and abandoned all my gear — my entire base camp setup — at 11,000 feet. I knew I had to get back — and soon —…

  • What is an Accelerationista? Audacity of the Phoenix Civilization c.2028

    What is an Accelerationista? Audacity of the Phoenix Civilization c.2028

    As a young adult, I developed several theories about how I would move through the world. One, which I describe below, I called “Gas Pedal.” I did not realise at the time that it would align quite well with the societal plan of the Accelerationista. This is a serious and powerful school of thought that…

  • Bomb the Datacenters: 3-2-1-&-Order the Airstrikes!!

    Bomb the Datacenters: 3-2-1-&-Order the Airstrikes!!

    Once every few days these days, I feel a swelling up within me of total awe / excitement / vertigo / fear of the… “moment” that our species is now confronting. In those times of near panic, I think:… Bomb the Datacenters. I work directly with the AI anywhere from 1-4 hours a day. I…

  • the AI Apocalypse Plan, v1.0 — Vigilance is Merited

    the AI Apocalypse Plan, v1.0 — Vigilance is Merited

    Many of you have asked me, in the event of a sudden (or even a gradual) AI  Singularity, “what should I do?” I’ve honestly struggled mightily with that very question. As a first attempt, I present to you: The AI Apocalypse Plan, version 1.0 The seeming “inevitability” of the tsunami can make us feel, at…

  • The AI Manifesto 2023: Sam Altman’s Bold Demand that you Wake Up

    The AI Manifesto 2023: Sam Altman’s Bold Demand that you Wake Up

    Just last Friday, Sam Altman, visionary CEO of OpenAI, published a long blog post to the OpenAI website. As with most (not all!) of Sam’s posts, it is well-thought out, forward-seeing, and clear… and a bit shocking. In my mind, it reads more like a genuine AI Manifesto and less like just another thought piece.…

  • the AI Apocalypse is upon us: What should we do?

    the AI Apocalypse is upon us: What should we do?

    The Three Pronged Strategy for dealing with the AI Tsunami 2023.02.24 Fri — 13:31 [TS] DRAFT v0.1 At the very highest level, we each have an individual responsibility to each other to: Show our fellow humans what it is possible to accomplish in the span of a human life. This demonstration has three primary components:…

  • The Choice: and the Plan for Humans to Deal with AGI

    The Choice: and the Plan for Humans to Deal with AGI

    I humbly present to you: The Choice. This is perhaps the most important and relevant post which I’ve yet to write on this here lil website. It is, basically, what you’ve all been asking me for — or rather, what you ask once I’ve convinced you that the AI Tsunami is actually something a) real,…

  • The Turn

    The Turn

    In competitive Chess, there comes a point somewhere in every mid-game where it’s anybody’s game. You can feel it. The opening is complete. The pieces are all developed.  “The Turn” is upon you: You face numerous simultaneous threats and you’ve made numerous counterthreats. The tension is palpable. It’s time for the blood to start flowing.…