If you replace AI research with 3D printer R&D, this is the equivalent of saying: "we're building a matter photocopier. When we're done we can just mass produce absolutely anything for free & sell at 100% margins".
AI is math & engineering. It isn't magic. It isn't a free lunch.
I suppose if you really have no idea how 3D printers or physics work, this might sound like a believable, if ambitious, business plan
The "matter photocopier" investor pitch actually has a few advantages over the "AGI" pitch: it's well-defined and well-scoped -- you know what it does, and why it is valuable.
As for how it works -- surely nothing we can't figure out with a $2B budget? How difficult could it be?
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