Re: answers I'd like from an SI

From: Peter de Blanc (
Date: Sun Nov 11 2007 - 20:49:41 MST

On Sun, 2007-11-11 at 18:48 -0800, Matt Mahoney wrote:
> Not the same. An SI trying to communicate with a human would be like
> a human
> trying to communicate with an insect.

Communicating with insects is nontrivial, but doable with a lot of
science. Decoding human languages (without having a human psychology) is
probably much harder, but you would expect a superintelligence to be
able to solve these sorts of problems.

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