Friday, February 27, 2009
AIs: Smarter Or Just Faster? -- Part V
From Foresight Institute:
One of the primary phenomena invoked in the notion that the Singularity will come with an event horizon is that as self-improving AIs take off into higher intelligence, they will be not just like ordinary people with faster clock speeds, but they will be like smarter people. In other words, we shouldn’t expect a pack of dogs to invent the Theory of Relativity (or even plain old Newtonian mechanics) no matter how long they tried, and we’re the dogs when compared to the AIs.
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