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

From: Christian Szegedy (
Date: Wed Jun 26 2002 - 02:12:48 MDT

Ben Goertzel wrote:

>It seems clear that von Neumann was more intelligent than Einstein by all
>conventional standards -- yet he achieved a bit less, because of other
>factors besides "raw intelligence".
You 've got an interesting measure for achievement ;) It is mainly viewpoint
dependent what achievment is significant or not. E.g. the work of Galois was
not considered to be signifcant 40 years long, since nobody understood it.
The Nash equlibrium is not a high level mathematics, it is still
considered to
be a milestone in economics. In the communism, it would not be considered
to be too significant. etc. etc.

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