Re: How to help create a singularity.

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Sun Apr 29 2001 - 20:48:21 MDT

James Rogers wrote:
> I am not saying that C should be a first language, but I think a strong
> argument can be made that it should be your second or maybe third. I never
> use C for general application programming, but there are many things I work
> on that could not be done well without it.

I agree, except that I'd substitute C++. The point I am making is that C,
and to slightly lesser extent C++, still suck. I have more accumulated
experience in C++ than any other language, but I would never use it for
any problem that could be solved in Python or Java.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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