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26 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 31 July 2008 06:57PM

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Comment author: Michael_Mulligan 04 August 2008 02:59:56AM 0 points [-]

You could say the 'lever' approach is equivalent to impatiently trying to go only as 'deep' as need be, to get results. There are subfields though, eg 'Adaptive Behavior' and 'Developmental Robotics' that, while not calling themselves AGI, have it as their ultimate goal and have buckled down for the long haul, working from the bottom up.