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14 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 02 December 2008 08:44PM

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Comment author: Ben_Jones 03 December 2008 03:16:49PM 0 points [-]

because our computing hardware has run so far ahead of AI theory, we have incredibly fast computers we don't know how to use for thinking; getting AI right could produce a huge, discontinuous jolt, as the speed of high-grade thought on this planet suddenly dropped into computer time.

Now there's a scary thought.