AI = General methods + power of the computers

like Communism was Eletrification + power of the soviet.

The bitter lesson o fRich Sutton http://www.incompleteideas.net/IncIdeas/BitterLesson.html

Screenshot 2020-09-11 at 11.09.08

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

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