Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote,
"If computing power doubles every 18 months, what happens when computers are
doing the research?"
If powerful computers ever do research to double computer power, then why not have computers do research on what happens when computers do the research?
"If technology is produced by intelligence, what happens when intelligence
is improved by technology?"
Can technology sufficiently improve intelligence, so that hyper-intelligence can find better things to do than to produce technology?