Re: What is the singularity?

From: J. R. Molloy (jr@shasta.com)
Date: Tue Jul 31 2001 - 17:45:00 MDT


Whether it's AI or something else, it would have the ability to accurately
identify incorrect thinking. So it might identify extropians thusly. Fine with
me. How 'bout you?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael M. Butler" <butler@comp-lib.org>
To: <extropians@extropy.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2001 1:30 AM
Subject: Re: What is the singularity?

> A superintelligence does not have to be "an AI". I believe that Eliezer
agrees with me. I believe that's one of the main
> reasons he's trying to get there first with an AI.
>
> If there is some "intelligence 'speed of light'" of which we are presently
unaware, that might still limit change to
> something more sigmoid.
>
> Not proposing, just considering.



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