Re: Singularity skeptics

From: David Picon Alvarez (
Date: Fri May 12 2006 - 05:42:51 MDT

> 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
> (Unless s/he is very poorly informed of a number of topics, or lying
> about his/her real assessment of the situation for political reasons.)

I think Penrose is the one here. I think Searle might be considered a top
thinker by some people, but his Chinese room argument seems dishonest.


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