RE: Seed AI (was: How hard a Singularity?)

From: Stephen Reed (
Date: Tue Jun 25 2002 - 13:19:00 MDT

On Tue, 25 Jun 2002, Ben Goertzel wrote:

> Computer science in general seems to have benefited from collective
> intelligence at least as much as from "lone genius" style intelligence.
> Progress in CS has been as substantial as that in physics, yet we don't have
> CS heros on the order of Einstein or Newton to look up to.

Not yet...

My vote is for Alan Turing, and I have a computer named in his honor
hosting OpenCyc from my garage. Its mate is named in honor of John


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