Re: answers I'd like, part 2

From: Stathis Papaioannou (
Date: Wed Nov 14 2007 - 04:43:17 MST

On 14/11/2007, Wei Dai <> wrote:

> To create an AI with abilities and intuitions comparable to human beings on
> these subjects, we would need to either reverse engineer where our
> intuitions come from and how we are able to contemplate these questions, or
> use evolutionary trial-and-error methods. Neither of these approaches seems
> to have an advantage over improving human intelligence. The former is likely
> slower and more difficult, and the latter is probably more dangerous.

Would the neurological processes generating intuition necessarily be
any more difficult to copy than the ones generating, say, mental
arithmetic or visual perception?

Stathis Papaioannou

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