> [...] No matter how powerful the hardware, the software will be a long
> time coming, even with neural nets or genetic programming.
Mark you fool! Haven't you read Coding a Transhuman AI? The boys got it all figured out! It's just a matter of assembling the monkeys to write the code and then, before you know it, Vrooooooooooooooom!!!! We're knee-deep in Brown Goo!