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Comment author: gwern 14 October 2010 04:20:29PM 3 points [-]

And incredibly modular systems are not efficient, which makes it unlikely that any early AI will be written in that manner.

Whole-program compilation is all about collapsing modularity into an efficient spaghetti mess, once modularity has served its purpose with information-hiding and static checks.