Re: Cost of AI (was Re: [sl4] FAI development within academia.)

From: Matt Mahoney (
Date: Thu Feb 26 2009 - 09:05:06 MST

--- On Thu, 2/26/09, Stuart Armstrong <> wrote:

> That's not Eliezer's point. He's taking issue with your contention
> that AI is solveable for $1 quadrillion. It would be like Victorian
> scientist in 1830 saying that "heavier than air flight is solevable
> for such an amount" or "predicting the weather ten weeks in advance is
> solveable for such an amount". We don't really have much of a clue of
> the feasability of AI, so all these cost estimates are
> pretty much guesswork.

It doesn't need to be guesswork. My research is focused on answering the question.

-- Matt Mahoney,

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