RE: Threats to the Singularity: Time...

From: Martin Moore (
Date: Fri Jun 14 2002 - 16:21:56 MDT

>--- Ben Goertzel <> wrote:
>I think that starting with fixed-program
>intelligence, and getting one's
>fixed-program intelligence to intelligently
self->modify, will be an easier
>route than starting with unintelligent
self->modification and getting it
>to be intelligent....

Both strategies will continue to experience speed and
storage barriers in the short-term. You're point is
well taken, though it would be that much easier if you
were wrong.

I'll look for the references you forwarded.

> In Novamente, the overall system dynamics has an
> "evolutionary" nature,
> which is related to but different from genetic
> programming as normally
> conceived

How are you defining these separately?


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