Re: AGI investment (Re: What are "AGI-first'ers" expecting AGI will teach us about FAI?)

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Sat Apr 26 2008 - 02:14:12 MDT

Matt Mahoney wrote:
> --- Nick Tarleton <> wrote:
>> Global economic output over the next 30 years, at constant growth,
>> will be $4.6 quadrillion (my calculation from CIA World Factbook
>> numbers). That nearly a quarter of the world economy will be invested
>> in AGI over that time is hideously implausible.
> If AGI enables machines to do all the work that humans would otherwise be paid
> to do, then how much would it be worth?

Nothing (or 42) as monetary valuation in its former terms would
disappear along with most existential scarcity.

- samantha

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