[SEQ RERUN] Building Something Smarter

by MinibearRex1 min read13th Oct 20123 comments


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Today's post, Building Something Smarter was originally published on 02 November 2008. A summary (taken from the LW wiki):


It is possible for humans to create something better than ourselves. It's been done. It's not paradoxical.

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This post is part of the Rerunning the Sequences series, where we'll be going through Eliezer Yudkowsky's old posts in order so that people who are interested can (re-)read and discuss them. The previous post was Mundane Magic, and you can use the sequence_reruns tag or rss feed to follow the rest of the series.

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