Re: AI: Relative difficulty (Was: SCI:BIO: raw genome length)

Damien Broderick (
Mon, 20 Jan 1997 14:37:22 +1000

At 04:51 PM 1/19/97 -0600, Eli wrote:
>> The way to test it is of course to
>> bring up a child in a virtual reality with different laws...
>What a concept. WHAT a concept. Alert Greg Egan. "Bring up a child in
>a virtual reality with different laws!"

No need to alert Greg, just read Ian Watson's superb 1973 novel THE
EMBEDDING. (Yep, even way back then people were clever.)

Damien Broderick