I recently read the Wright Brothers from David McCullough and it was interesting how much time the brothers spent observing birds.

True their machine didn't look like a bird, or flap its wings, but they learned a ton from the birds.

AGI might be the same. Yes it will look different from biological intelligence, but it might be heavily inspired by it. I might use this thought as the start of an article for https://mythicalai.substack.com/ :)

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Yann LeCun recently pointed to this article:


which touches in some things that are still unsolved.

Related, I’m not sure that I would say that AGI is trying to precisely mimic how human brains achieve GI but more that there are still areas of hierarchical thinking & planning that have been difficult to achieve with AI.

(But I’m in the low level trenches of AI runtimes so I’m not claiming to be an expert in the current SoA.)

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"The question of whether a computer can think is no more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim." -- Edsger Dijkstra

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