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FAQ on AGI and The Singularity


Ben Goertzel


Ben Goertzel

February 16, 2012

Here are some brief answers to some non-technical questions about AGI/Singularity that I get asked a lot…


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Posted by Tobias  on  02/16  at  08:01 AM

A few million dollars for a “Proof of Concept” proto-AGI?
This would be in the range of crowdfunding. If you look at Tim Schafer, he got 2 Million in funds in less then a week, for his project.

Why don’t you just start asking for pledges, and get started with working?






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