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14 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 01 December 2008 08:49PM

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Comment author: John_Maxwell2 02 December 2008 08:21:23PM 0 points [-]

Eliezer: If "AI goes FOOM" means that the AI achieves super-intelligence within a few weeks or hours, then it has to be at the meta-cognitive level or the resource-overhang level (taking over all existing computer cycles). You can't run off to Proxima Centauri in that time frame.