Re: _Going Inside: A Tour Round a Single Moment of Consciousness_, John McCrone

From: Ross A. Finlayson (
Date: Sat Apr 14 2001 - 21:32:40 MDT

Check them out:

Heh heh, artificial intelligences.


Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:

> Eugene Leitl wrote:
> >
> > I don't think this sounds like Eliezer, because he doesn't want get a
> > degree in the area he's pursuing, creating an artificial intelligence.
> I'd love a degree if I could get it in a month instead of eight years.
> Otherwise, it's just not worth it. Academic AI, as AI, is not very
> advanced. If I were to get a doctorate, which I probably never will
> (unless it's an honorary one), I would make it a doctorate in cognitive
> science.
> > Also, he doesn't seem to think much of neuroscience, at least judging from
> > his post history.
> Where on *Earth* do you get this idea? I don't think much of neural nets;
> I think the world of functional neuroanatomy, computational neurology,
> cognitive pathology, and so on.
> -- -- -- -- --
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
> Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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