Re: Augmenting humans is a better way

From: Brian Atkins (
Date: Sun Jul 29 2001 - 20:00:00 MDT

Xavier Lumine wrote:
> James Higgins wrote:
> >>Don't get me started on Flare. That is going to take a long
> >>time and a huge amount of effort. Great idea, but I doubt it will >> get
> >>the necessary resources.
> The minimum neccessary resources are around 5 developers. Work is already
> well underway, I think you are overestimating the amount of work involved in
> completing phase one. This isn't a Mahattan Project, the Seed AI is. A
> powerful tool is integral in a successful product seed AI.

The old old plan for the seed AI was a manhattan project, but nowadays
it is nowhere near that resource intensive. (but hey it might be nice!)

Brian Atkins
Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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