So, the "bottom-up" con-artists want us to take them seriously because they pretend they can deliver dead-ender GOFAI ["Good Old-Fashioned Artificial Intelligence"] without understanding intelligence as such, while the "top-down" con-artists want us to take them seriously because they pretend still to want to understand intelligence to deliver dead-ender GOFAI even though they don't understand it any more than they ever did and show little sign of doing anything substantially different about that?
Using Technology to Deepen Democracy, Using Democracy to Ensure Technology Benefits Us All
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
GO FAI a Kite!
From my reply to a comment by my friend "JimF" in the Moot: