From: Matt Mahoney (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Feb 12 2008 - 12:07:54 MST
--- Randall Randall <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> It seems to me that building a program to compute the first
> N primes is far, far less difficult than computing the first
> N primes myself, for sufficiently high values of N. Similarly,
> it may be far less difficult to write an AI that can figure
> out how to write an FAI, than to figure it out personally.
On the other hand, writing a program to compute the first N primes is easier
than writing a program that can take a specification like "write a program to
compute the first N primes" and writes the program.
-- Matt Mahoney, email@example.com
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