[ExI] Kurzweil On Watson

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu Feb 17 14:41:09 UTC 2011

On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 12:38:33PM +0000, BillK wrote:

> I think we need a better test than unemployment.

It's not easy to find a better benchmark than what
people are willing to pay other people for. 
> The US has got to ~25% unemployment just by moving most of the wealth
> to the top 1% and using slave labour in China.

What makes you think I was talking about just US, or China?
Have to integrate over the entire planet, over all
> Robots won't be used until they are cheaper than slave labour and
> humans can produce a lot of slave labour units.

I meant the entire envelope of human professions. Artist,
professor, CEO, analyst, plumber. It's clear 
that some niches can be more easily filled than others.

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