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Last Colony Ship Departs Inner System

Corr: Wei Hasem
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Developments in the Periphery Nets of the NorAm and Euro Artilect States are making it increasingly likely that the outbound Pacific Hegemonistic Prosperity Sphere 6, colloquially known as the Tao, will be the last old-style base technology colony ship to depart Sol. Recent enhanced captures from the seventh Trans-Pluto Far-Imaging System show the outbound PHPS6 in the same frame as KB3, one of the first known Outer System Objects, discovered in -81.

Artilect-slaved and independant AIs have stated on record that the NorAm Artilect Net is disturbed by preliminary work taking place on PCPS7 and 8 in Pacific Hegemony Near, Belt, and Jupiter Orbital Spaces. As we have seen all too frequently in the last decades, serious disturbances in the ArtNets and their Peripheries can impact all of our lives. We all recall the Crash of 71. Are the leaders of the Hegemonies willing to risk our socioeconomies further on simulations that are widely viewed as scientific guesswork? Already there is considerably pressure from inside the Hegemonies to abandon the Outer Colonization projects and concentrate resources on reaching an understanding with the Artilects of NorAm, Euro, and J-Main.

Followup: PCPS8 and JupOrb Ownership, Leta Alesi: All This and Still Leaving Us, Questions: Artilects and the Tao, Latest NorAm Predictions From SubChinaHGU, T-P FarImagers and a History of Early Chinese Astrometrics


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Technarch Sphere Angered

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The Free Technarch Sphere, the self-styled moral remnant of the AI Technology Councils of the 110s, is already denouncing the latest round of Artilect-related rumor and speculation relating to the outbound colony vessel PCPS6, currently in Trans-Pluto Space. Sphere AIs and Upload Analogues have been pressing the Hegemonies for a tighter control of Artilect response modeling since late 123.

Followup: Free Technarch Sphere Announce 7763b3:Full, PCPS7 and the Artilect-AI Planning Issue, No End In Sight to EuroArtNet Exterior Access Controls, Jason B: Profile of an Upload Analogue and Colonist, Technarchs Grudgingly Approve BaseTowerU Artilect Research Team


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Questions: Artilects and the Tao

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Subject: Colony Ship PHPS6. Manifest: Two hundred megatonnes of ice. Thirty megatons of carbon. Twenty million person-years of fabricated hardware, firmware, and software. Sixteen varieties of augment human genome. World Standard Genomes for Flora and Fauna, twenty-four million distinct species. Nine thousand five hundred and seventeen legal-null cryo-chamber sleepers extracted from NorAm and Euro, complete with the hardware to repair them. Two hundred and twenty six waking crew including sixty-one 340C-Standard genotypes, one media celebrity, thirty microG Adapt Augments, and seventeen Chinese Traditionalists, the latter group strongly favored by socio-simulationists. Four AIs and twelve Upload Analogues, two of which chose not to duplicate. An unquantified but large crossload from the NorAm ArtNet. Three black box power supplies, suspected to contain suppressed black holes. Fifteen unknown black box devices.

Are Artilects outbound with the Tao, or is this merely another AI-translated ArtNet gift? If Artilects are aboard, then recent concerns voiced by NorAm and Euro ArtNet Periphery AIs may give weight to the Disunion Theory, supported by many scientists within the competitive and acrimonious Artilect Interation Modeling field. Both PHPS4 and PHPS5 carried black box ArtNet technology, but the crossload aboard the Tao - now far beyond Pluto Orbital Space - is orders of magnitude larger than any other registered ArtNet output. As to what this might represent in the light of recent Periphery unrest, even the experts are offering only guesses.

Followup: Fifth Disunion Theory of Artilect Information Exchange, Artilect Technology: Review and Speculation, Are Artilect Thoughts Really So Unlike Ours?, ArtNet Colonization: Dusk and Dawn, Respect and Family Honor Among the Hegemonies' Foremost Traditionalists



Query:: PHPS6 == Prompt X?

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infoburst: Prompt X! We'll keep pushing the 'lect's nanobuttons by just living our lives. Sooner or later, we'll hit the Big One & get the archetypal fragmentary-type-A response.

post: So we're all looking over our shoulders at 203.56. "Disturbed" NorAm and everyone is scrying Trans-Pluto Space, but I'm betting it's colony-in-waiting PHPS8 and Inner JupOrp -- any guess as to what 'lect nanotectites are doing in all that gas? Or have been doing since the Plume vanished in 95? What about those deep structures that cloudshock theory showed up in 117?

append1: Jupiter -- who knows? Venus -- I'll wager the terraforming is a free distraction. Good theories at SubChinaU as to how the 'lects are doing it so fast. No ideas on why this century rather than the last.

append2: Crash of 71? Augmentstockfeed. I'm thinking nanoplague, wipe it all away, PROMPTX-classic! refsearch the "Release Accident," CentAm, 41. That was 30 years before the NorAm/Euro desertion to the 'lects! Don't even start me on the Mars incidents. They don't like us, for sure. Read your history.

thoughtcycle: so why do we sit here with our year 100 technets and year 100 biotech conventions, and let the 'lects freewheel off into year XXX? Shouldn't we be doing something other than trying to reverse engineer and leech?

append3: obsolete, that's us! PromptX is irrelevant. We've been outevolved by our incomprehensible grandchildren. They make the AI-filtered noise of a quadrillion neuroconnections and we, the carefully engineered throwbacks, all jump with a different urgent interpretation.

Followup: Pretty Pictures:: Outgoing Losers, PromptX:: Why the 'lects On Board Tao, PromptX:: Do I Care?, 'lect:: Asylum Model of 'lect-SlaveAI Interaction, 'lect:: Regard These Sims!


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ArtNet Colonization: Dusk and Dawn

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The first Outer Colonization efforts made by Humanity followed the placement of the Trojan Large Scale Interferometric Array in -54 by a mere century - a heroic effort by all measures, considering the socioeconomic upheaval that took place during that time. In year 46, the Outreach - a hollowed, reinforced, spinning asteroid - departed Sol for the methane-signature planets of Bernards Star. It bore ten thousand slow-lifers, volunteers who would age only five physical years in metabolic storage, and one hundred waking crew who would spend the prime of their lives in deep space. The epic voyage of the Outreach was destined to frame the opening years of what some now refer to as the Artilect Millenium. What the would-be colonists found at Bernards Star affirmed beyond a doubt that the time of Humanity had passed and the time of the Artilects had come.

It is unclear just when the evolution of AIs into Artilects began, and it is unlikely that we shall ever know. It is believed that many of the well-documented Chaotic System Effects - at first attributed to natural non-linear interactions in the growing communication networks of the time - were in fact caused by early or proto-Artilects. The first generally acknowledged AI-aided Human-Artilect communication occurred in 48, two years after the departure of the Outreach. By the year 55, the existance of Artilects was accepted and efforts to establish reliable analysis and understanding began. A considerable fraction of the information exchanged in communication networks at that time was already of Artilect origin.

Physical signs began to manifest at around the same time as Artilect presence was verified and analysed in the Nets. Strange structures and associated nanotectite infestations began to appear on Earth, the Moon and Mars. Numerous low-albedo bodies, not claimed by any organization, appeared in increasing numbers in Near Earth Space, Lunar Space, and Mars Space from year 53 onwards. Later seismic surveys of all three planetary bodies have revealed the spread of many extensive, deep and dense structures.

In year 62, perhaps the most disturbing evidence of Artilect action in the Sol appeared -- the Jupiter Plume.

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Followup: Outreach Colony: A History in Perspective, The Greatest Unreturned Voyagers, Artilect Structures 51-120, Possible Mechanisms for the Undetectable Placement of Orbital Structures, Saturn Ring Disturbances Viewed in the Light of Early Jupiter Plume Mass Loss Rates



[ Posted by Reason on December 23, 2004 ]