So much in Rosenhouse’s book is careless, giving no indication that he has carefully studied and adequately comprehended my work or that of my colleagues.
The key missing ingredient in machine intelligence is the ability to appreciate context, do analysis, and make appropriate inferences.
It was done before his book was released and gives a succinct summary of the book. It’s short.
If you are going to get a computer to achieve anything like understanding in some subject area, it needs a lot of knowledge.
The event at which I moderated the discussion about Ray Kurzweil’s book was the 1998 George Gilder Telecosm conference.