Writings on AI from 17 years ago....
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Thu Jun 3 17:10:45 CDT 2021
On Mon, May 24, 2021 at 04:22:52PM -0400, Chris Zach via cctalk wrote:
> Ah however in the door pocket there is a letter stating that if Paul ever
> got tired of the system or the museum closed that I would come and pick it
> up again.
> Done this a number of times. It kind of gets old, but I really thought Paul
> Allen wouldn't run out of money or interest. Go figure.
Neither of that happened, he sadly ran out of life. And apparently hadn't
set up things to enable them to survive him (whatever an appropriate
legal structure would have been - IANAL).
> On 5/24/2021 4:07 PM, geneb via cctalk wrote:
> > On Mon, 24 May 2021, Chris Zach via cctalk wrote:
> > > > Considering there is no staff as they were all laid off and have now
> > > > all found other jobs, I'd guess that's a hard no. They'd basically
> > > > need to spin up from 0 again -- considering Vulcan shut down LCM,
> > > > Cinerama and the Flying Heritage Museum as soon as they could after
> > > > Paul's death -- I put my money on asset dispersal, rather than
> > > > reopening.
> > > >
> > > > I say with a pit in my stomach as a former member and regular visitor.
> > >
> > > Well, if this happens I guess I'll have to schedule a trip out there
> > > and a long ride back in a U-Hack. Then what do I do with it?
> > >
> > You think they'll give it back? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Five bucks says it
> > all goes to a recycler because it's "easier" for his lazy f*cking sister
> > to do it that way.
> > g.
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