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none writes:
Mistaken attribution
Actually, Verner Vinge is credited with the Singularity concept, not Douglas Hofstadter.
[302] Posted on Friday, 13 June 2008 at 0:09 GMT [Reply to this] [Permalink]


Tal Cohen writes in reply to none:
Mistaken attribution
Indeed. Note that neither the questions nor the answers in this interview credit Hofstadter with the Singularity concept.
[306] Posted on Friday, 13 June 2008 at 8:23 GMT [Reply to this] [Permalink]


marc writes in reply to none:
Mistaken attribution
I'm sorry, but I don't see the mistaken attribution you're trying to correct. Did we read the same article? Neither DRH nor the interviewer credits DRH with the concept.
[308] Posted on Friday, 13 June 2008 at 8:44 GMT [Reply to this] [Permalink]

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