Re: augmenting humans is difficult and slow...

From: Brian Atkins (
Date: Wed Jul 18 2001 - 21:10:24 MDT

Michael Korns wrote (in html my mail client refuses to quote):

"Again I agree completely. Plus these kinds of dynamic/adaptive system
 engineering problems are being worked on by today's machine learning
 community. These are difficult engineering problems; but, we are decades
 closer to solving these kinds of issues than we are to solving the kinds
 of software issues involved in "up-loading"."

Is that decades in current-rate-of-progress? If so, do you agree that
the issue will most likely be moot during/after a Singularity?

Brian Atkins
Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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