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Comment author: Phil_Goetz6 02 December 2008 09:17:42PM 0 points [-]

"For "specific numbers", for example, look at the well-documented growth of the computer industry since the 1950s."

You would need to show how to interpret those numbers applied to the AI foom.

I'd rather see a model for AI foom built from the ground up, and ranges of reasonable values posited, and validated in some way.

This is a lot of work, but after several years working on the problem, it's one that ought to have a preliminary answer.