**From:** Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (*sentience@pobox.com*)

**Date:** Mon Nov 27 2000 - 14:37:31 MST

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Ben Goertzel wrote:

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*> Don't get me wrong -- there's more intuition than math in the Webmind
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*> design. But without mathematical
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*> analysis applied to key parts -- not just system-level parts like memory
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*> pool allocation -- it just
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*> wouldn't work.
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I can't say this convinces me, but it does surprise me. If there's any

concrete example you can give without giving away something proprietary,

I'll shut up and listen.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://intelligence.org/

Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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