Richard Ngo argues that so far, most forecasters that correctly predicted AI progress based their forecasts on compute scaling. Done in this fashion, people like Hans Moravec predict human-level AI by 2030, Ray Kurzweil by 2045 and Shane Legg by 2028.
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