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

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Comment author: Tim_Tyler 02 December 2008 11:29:59PM 0 points [-]

Intelligence tests are timed for a good reason. If you see intelligence as an optimisation process, it is obvious why speed matters - you can do more trials. There are some cases where it's optimisation / trials that's important - but plenty where it's just getting the answer quickly that matters.