Any progress towards AI at all? was Re: [extropy-chat] Futures Past
eugen at leitl.org
Mon Oct 10 06:32:35 UTC 2005
On Mon, Oct 10, 2005 at 08:11:13AM +1000, Brett Paatsch wrote:
> Can you think of any clear instances of positive *progress* towards the
> goal of building an AI?
Moore's still on track, though, so the potential mounts.
We will have AI, unless our R&D collapses completely.
It's just nobody can predict when.
In general, Harvey is dead-on that we shouldn't try to
predict anything, particularly emergence of specific events and sequences
(Not only is this unscientific, it reflects badly on the rest
of us who're trying hard not appear as circus clowns, but
get cream-pied by association).
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