Assassination Politics

grarpamp grarpamp at
Fri Nov 13 00:42:41 PST 2020
Domain continuously registered since 1997-08-06,
site claims 1994.

AP, PAM FutureMaps, Sanjuro, etc appear as subjects
on list once in a while.

Many potential technical components for a fully autonomous
gaming system are slowly appearing.

Indistinguishability Obfuscation / Homomorphic Encryption
could play roles in autonomous code operating within a network.

For example, if InOb allows for code to be invisible,
then the code might not need to be running multiple
uncensorable copies of itself that then need consensused
together like nonstop computing / space computers do...
plausible deniability allows any node to safely provide
cycles to the code.

A survivable distributed compute platform could be
useful for many realworld applications, wherein what
is surviving are the application code itself that are injected
into them and run thereafter without attendance, not
subject to censor or downtime so long as the network
remains up,  generating or receiving their own income to
pay their own cost of compute run cycles in the network.

Imagine an unkillable poker or chess bot, send a few
coin and a message to its address API, it wakes
up plays a few hands, moves some pieces, reports
the weather, etc. Then hibernates on the net / chain
till the next trigger. Multiple independant instances
of a game are just another injection and address away.

Hardest part of games such as sports betting is need to
draw consensus over inputs as to what the weather
was yesterday... perhaps easier than creating a [learning]
AI that can reliably scrape it from the real world on autopilot,
which it might need to do weekly for years on end given
the accumulators involved in longer larger bets.
Consensus based on input from oracles to crypto blockchain
prediction systems has been noted.

Pluggable portable updateable modularity of separate
yet interacting code components can reduce the need
to halt code or login for system maintenance. Yet that is not
ideal... a simple digital library core where users only add
and deposit/refund book orders should be capable of
operating fully autonomously.

Today gambling runs only on single centralized websites,
and is subject to various regulations, and to takedown
even by traffic analysis and other attacks to find such
sites... they work for a while but seem to die eventually.

Tomorrow's more advanced compute, blockchain, cryptocurrency,
overlay, RF, satcom, and distributed mesh networks may offer
more possibilities for gaming enthusiasts.
Even if it's only a nice game of chess with a bot.

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