From: Mikko Särelä (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue May 02 2006 - 14:05:37 MDT
On Tue, 2 May 2006, Bob Seidensticker wrote:
> I agree -- AGI and nanotech are possible. You said, "They are possible and
> so will eventually happen." Since we haven't gotten there yet, don't we
> need to worry about some speed-of-light or Heisenberg's Uncertainty problem?
> That is, some physical obstacle that simply can't be crossed? Maybe we're
> in agreement -- AGI and nanotech seem a lot more possible than teleporters.
> But I wonder how we tell possible (just not here yet) problems from fanciful
> (and may not get here ever) problems. For example, AGI has certainly proved
> a lot more tricky than we expected, given early successes.
Simple answer to both AGI and nanotech. We already have working prototypes
of them. Human mind is an AGI and human cells working nanotech. Which
means there are no physical barriers that make them impossible. If no
other way, then within a certain time line we will reverse engineer them
both and master nanotech and AGI.
-- Mikko Särelä http://thoughtsfromid.blogspot.com/ "Happiness is not a destination, but a way of travelling." Aristotle
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