Craig Silverstein on 2009

This AI Prediction was made by Craig Silverstein in 2009.


Predicted time for AGI / HLMI / transformative AI:

(Hover for explanation)Types of advanced artificial intelligence: AGI (AI that can perform many tasks at a human-level), HLMI (more advanced AI that surpasses human intelligence in specific areas), and Transformative AI (AI that could significantly impact society and the world)

A thinking machine is probably “hundreds of years away”



Opinion about the Intelligence Explosion from Craig Silverstein:


Flycer’s explanation for better understanding:

1. A thinking machine is a machine that can think and reason like a human.2. It is believed that such a machine is still a long way off.3. It is estimated that it will take hundreds of years before a thinking machine is developed.



The future of humanity with AGI / HLMI / transformative AI:


Flycer’s Secondary Explanation:




Craig Silverstein is an American computer scientist who was Google’s first employee and played a key role in developing the company’s search engine algorithm. He served as the company’s director of technology for many years before leaving in 2012 to pursue other interests, including teaching computer science at his alma mater, the University of Maryland.









Keywords: Thinking Machine, Hundreds, Years