From: Barkley Vowk (email@example.com)
Date: Thu May 01 2003 - 10:33:52 MDT
On Thu, 1 May 2003, Ramez Naam wrote:
> From: Ben Goertzel [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > > Going the
> > > "mainstream" route of advanced degrees, peer-reviewed journal
> > > submissions, and so on might not directly advance FAI, but
> > > I suspect that it will make it easier to acquire the
> > > resources necessary to build FAI.
> > I agree, but I know from experience that all this is far from
> > a panacea for R&D fundraising, due to the general
> > conservatism of the research funding establishments out there...
> Absolutely. Even with mainstream credentials it's tough to raise R&D
> funds. Without them it's almost impossible.
And if you are looking for corporate handouts, you'll need creds even
more. Handing out research grants to well meaning but unqualified persons
is grounds for shareholder lawsuits.
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