[ExI] Did Hugo de Garis leave the field?
eugen at leitl.org
Mon Apr 18 20:33:36 UTC 2011
On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 12:43:24PM -0700, Samantha Atkins wrote:
>> He sounds like a creationist.
> Actually, what was said is exactly correct. We can't fully spec out an
> AGI ("traditional blueprint"). It must recursively self-improve. I
> thought this was and has been accepted information in these circles for
> a very long time now.
My beef was with the idea that a more advanced system is
required to produce a less advanced. This is trivially
untrue, because darwinian evolution is extremely stupid,
yet since you can read this message it most assuredly
I have never believed into recursive self-improvement.
Nobody is that smart. You just bump up the boundary
condition, and let emergence handle the rest.
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