Re: Singularity skeptics

From: Russell Wallace (
Date: Thu May 11 2006 - 17:01:42 MDT

On 5/11/06, Aleksei Riikonen <> wrote:
> If what we mean by the word Singularity is the creation of
> smarter-than-human intelligence, then I'd say that no-one who argues
> that such an event is very unlikely can possibly be a top thinker :P

One could argue, however, that such an event is so far away that there's no
point working on it yet. I personally don't take that view - I think it's
far away, but not so far that we can't make progress on the problem - but I
don't think it's necessarily an irrational one.

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