RE: Milestones for GISAI

From: Ben Goertzel (
Date: Tue Aug 07 2001 - 12:06:04 MDT

> The more one
> concentrates on building a real mind, and doing things right the first
> time, the more complexity it takes to do simple things. It is better to
> implement functionality with a thought than a fragment of code, but a
> thought is vastly more work and requires a vastly larger base of
> functioning subsystems.

yeah... you're preaching to the converted here!

This is what I've always tried to explain to people who ask why, if Webmind
is going to be so smart when it's all working, it can't beat Deep Blue at
chess yet, or [insert your favorite achievement of a specialized piece of


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