Re: Seeking extropian opinion: GIMPS vs SETI?

Eugene Leitl (
Sat, 15 May 1999 18:35:08 -0700 (PDT)

Anders Sandberg writes:

> Distributed genetic algorithms to try to find good solutions to
> problems? But the set of interesting problems with easily calculated
> fitness functions may be small; most of the really interesting
> problems (like AI or making good search agents) have rather diffuse
> fitness.

Why not utilizing open-ended evolution? It would be rather difficult to code, though.