Re: Contextualizing seed-AI proposals

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Sun Apr 15 2001 - 05:12:03 MDT

From: "Jim Fehlinger" <>
> Being **embodied** is probably necessary for intelligence.

Yes, and in addition, life is probably necessary for intelligence. Which means
that AI = A-life. Hence, A-life research is part of robotics, and vice versa.
(Being embodied isn't much of a problem, since we have no empirical evidence
of anything disembodied.)

Stay hungry,

--J. R.

Useless hypotheses:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism

     Everything that can happen has already happened, not just once,
     but an infinite number of times, and will continue to do so forever.
     (Everything that can happen = more than anyone can imagine.)

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