Re: [sl4] How much do languages matter for AGI programming?

From: Matt Mahoney (
Date: Sat Nov 29 2008 - 10:32:03 MST

--- On Sat, 11/29/08, Philip Hunt <> wrote:

> I have no idea what point you are trying to make.

All programming languages are Turing complete. You can convert from any one to any other with a program that is insignificantly small compared to the 10^17 to 10^18 bits of knowledge needed for AGI.

Perhaps you could describe your design for AGI, and why Lisp or Python would be superior to, say, English. (An English to Lisp or Python or C or x86 compiler would be about 10^9 bits).

-- Matt Mahoney,

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