On Designing AI (Sequence)

This is a wiki-sequence page from the old LessWrong wiki. The sequence, by Eliezer Yudkowsky, is for the following essays.


Often when selling apples is thought to be the wrong approach, the bright idea of selling nonapples is put across as an alternative plan. But plans need to be more concrete than that.

On the difference between logical and mathematical approaches to modelling cognition, referencing The Parable of Hemlock.

People who don't work in AI, who hear that Eliezer works in AI, often ask him: "Do you build neural networks or expert systems?" This turns out to be a false dichotomy.