The human brain is organized into hundreds of regions, with widely
varying local neural architecture, a complex cognitive architecture that
describes how they intercommunicate, and learning programs that suck
additional richness out of the perceptual environment as part of the
process whereby the initial, relatively ordered state grows into an
If Hugo de Garis hasn't planned a path whereby an equal amount of
richness enters his big honkin' neural network, he'll just wind up with
a big honkin' earthworm.
In recent times, I've concluded that the Singularity ETA will be
governed by software, not hardware.
-- firstname.lastname@example.org Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://pobox.com/~sentience/beyond.html Typing in Dvorak Programming with Patterns Writing in Gender-neutral Voting for Libertarians Heading for Singularity There Is A Better Way
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