Re: Tomorrow is a new day

From: J. Andrew Rogers (
Date: Thu Nov 04 2004 - 14:07:48 MST

Marc Geddes wrote:
> I estimate that any serious AGI project (including
> Sing Inst) needs an income level of at least $US 300
> 000 per year to 'ramp up' to full-scale operations.
> 6-8 full-time team members, who would need to be paid
> at least the 'entry level' salary of $US 25 000 per
> year. That's $US 150 000 per year for a team of 6.
> Then about the same amount for office space, hardware
> etc. So at least $US 300 000 per year. Iím glad
> progress is being made, but I still see no sign that
> Sing Inst is yet near that sort of cash flow.

I see that you've never actually run a business operation -- that was
kind of an employee-level view of operational costs. Double the amount
of money for the same setup, and you might be in the ballpark.

j. andrew rogers

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