Re: Military in or out?

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Sun Feb 25 2001 - 00:46:48 MST

Nick Bostrom wrote:
> I recently corresponded with a military analyst about the artificial
> intelligence and SI. But it made me wonder, what are people's view here
> about the desirability of maximizing or minimizing awareness in the U.S.
> military establishment about the implications of superintelligence? My own
> inclination (which I'm not 100% confident in) is that they ought to know
> about it; and the same goes for nanotechnology.

There are no military applications of superintelligence.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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