Matthew Kirkcaldie wrote:
> In article <sWJch.7054$wc5.3556 At newssvr25.news.prodigy.net>,
> Michael Olea <oleaj At sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>> Matthew Kirkcaldie wrote:
>> > ... It's a type of thinking
>> > which is plausible but erroneous, in fact I would say that the entire
>> > "strong AI" discipline rests on this kind of erroneous attempt to
>> > isolate thought from its physical substrate.
>>>> Are you suggesting that "an entire community of intellects [is] missing
>> an obvious point?"
>> OW! Got me!
Aw, shucks; I didn't think you really meant it.
You might be right about Kurzweil. I don't know enough about his stuff to
judge, but those few blurbs and out of context quotes I have seen have been
enough to induce contractions in my gut.
On the other hand, I did deliver a commercial speech recognition product
using Entropic libraries.