Re: Affective mental "illnesses" and Super-Intelligence

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Mon, 18 Jan 1999 18:42:17 -0600

Billy Brown wrote:
> OTOH, I doubt that such studies will have much relevance to intelligence
> enhancement. It doesn't look like biotech is moving fast enough for that.

Nothing but the FDA and lack of funding prevents me from using existing neural stimulation* technology and the Algernic bank shot** to start enhancing intelligence tomorrow.

>From my own case, though, I'd say at least 11 years to useful help and
16 years to real power.