Re: Convincing wealthy benefactors to back real AI research

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Thu Apr 26 2001 - 23:15:03 MDT

Ben Goertzel wrote:
> I think I can get $$ for this, in a modest amount sufficient to support,
> say, 12 guys in Brazil and 3 in the US. This should be enough to get the
> system finished within a couple years.

How? I'm not asking you for the names of your funders, of course, but
nonetheless: How? How do you get $500K/year, or whatever level of
funding you're talking about here? Where would the Singularity Institute
start to do the same?

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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