Re: Augmenting humans is a better way

From: James Higgins (
Date: Sun Jul 29 2001 - 17:25:23 MDT

At 06:01 PM 7/29/2001 -0400, you wrote:
>I am pretty willing to call it a draw, but had to say a few last things...
>There is no way to PROVE 100% w/o a doubt right now that AI is very likely
>to precede RNIs. However what I think I have at least shown is that we are
>at a point in time now where there is at least a real possibility of having
>real AI. The hardware is here. The software /may/ be here. This however is
>lacking in RNIs, so what we can at least say is that there is NO chance of
>having RNIs in this decade. Will you at least give me that Higgins?

Both honest and (as far as I know) accurate, of course I agree.

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