> Reason wrote:
> > But anyway, I digress. None of that is going to come about if a cure for
> > aging doesn't happen relatively soon, and sitting down and waiting isn't
> > going to make that happen any sooner.
> The Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence is not currently
> planning to sit around and wait. Our institutional purpose is to operate
> the research project that will be the proximate cause of the Singularity.
> We can hardly be accused of a passive attitude.
A diversity of methodologies is a good thing. I can't say that I disagree
with the reasoning behind SIAI; good luck to all of us that are trying our
best to get things done.
[Besides, wouldn't you have to go through the hassle of changing your bylaws
in order to sit around and wait? Isn't it easier just to bring about the
Singularity? ;) ]
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