[LINK] MIT dips its lid to stupidity

Roger Clarke Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Thu Oct 12 19:58:28 AEST 2006

At 19:05 +1000 12/10/06, rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au wrote:
>>  Our basic research question is: How can people and computers be 
>>connected so that-collectively-they act more intelligently than any 
>>individuals, groups, or computers have ever done before?

I wonder whether the first problem they'll address will be:

   Who makes the choice among alternative definitions of 'intelligently'?

MIT long ago reached for artificial intelligence, and got, and is 
still getting, ... artificial stupidity.

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