like Communism was Eletrification + power of the soviet.
The bitter lesson o fRich Sutton http://www.incompleteideas.net/IncIdeas/BitterLesson.html
from Gwern May newsletter on scaling and metalearning:
“The scaling hypothesis regards the blessings of scale as the secret of AGI: intelligence is ‘just’ simple neural units & learning algorithms applied to diverse experiences at a (currently) unreachable scale.”
This is related somehow, distributed intelligence and fungi from The Curious Wavefunction, Life Distributed http://wavefunction.fieldofscience.com/2020/09/life-distributed.html