Re: How hard a Singularity?

From: Eugen Leitl (
Date: Sun Jun 23 2002 - 05:13:33 MDT

On Sun, 23 Jun 2002, Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:

> This is not true of a human-level seed AI; how do you think the seed
> AI got there in the first place?

Of course this is correct, and this is exactly the reason I'm favouring
brute-force uploads over AIs. Brute-force uploads have real trouble
figuring our their modus operandi, before being able to enhance it
(trivial mods like scaling cortex size excluded).

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