This topic is devoted to answering the question:
How important can AGI be to Life Extension and launching a Singularity?
I, with the help of Dr. Ben Goertzel, promise to answer every question!
HOWEVER, before you ask, please read:
Artificial General Intelligence and its Potential Role in the Singularity
43 minute video of Ben presenting AGI and the Singularity:
Also, please check this graph and explanation:
Approaches and Projected Time Frames in Reaching AGI
Also, please watch this 10 min intro: http://www.novamente.net/video/
Also, here is a 55 min overview of Novamente's AGI design (more technical):
Also, here is Ben talking about Novamente & our biomedical work at ImmInst's 2005 Conf: