Assassination Politics

Karl gmkarl at
Fri Nov 13 02:51:03 PST 2020

The point of AP is to save Jim B.  We do also need crypto markets that do
more than just let us actually prepare for our deaths.

On Fri, Nov 13, 2020, 3:44 AM grarpamp <grarpamp at> wrote:

> 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.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: text/html
Size: 3494 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <>

More information about the cypherpunks mailing list