AI Top-down, Robotics Bottom-up

Loren Petrich petrich at netcom.com
Fri Dec 27 22:37:14 EST 1996


In article <1996Dec23.192201.8068 at lafn.org>,
Arthur T. Murray <ba672 at lafn.org> wrote:

>The further suggestion is made that AI is a waste of time because
>we already have an abundance of easy-to-manufacture human brains.
>As one climbs Mount Everest, we build the AI because it is there.

	I find that absurd, because one can make the same argument 
against computerized arithmetic, for example.

	And if one succeeds with some AI task, the technique for doing so 
will be easily repeatable and duplicatable, unlike the case with some 
human original.
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