From: Brian Atkins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Apr 13 2001 - 09:51:42 MDT
James Higgins wrote:
> At 02:17 AM 4/13/2001 -0400, Brian Atkins wrote:
> >James Higgins wrote:
> > > At 11:41 PM 4/12/2001 -0400, Decan McCullagh wrote:
> > > 2) It would pull in some of the rogue groups who would go it alone.
> >I don't see how this would help. By releasing our code and ideas we actually
> >encourage/help along splinter groups. If we keep the code and ideas more
> >private then they have to come and chat with us if they don't want to try
> >to reinvent the wheel.
> Lets say someone was determined to be the first to get AI and they
> succeed. Wouldn't it be better for everyone if they included Friendliness
> in it since it was available as an open source module? Regardless of if
> they come chat with you or not, the odds that the race winning AI team use
> Friendlieness go way up if your project is available as open source.
Sorry for the confusion, yes Friendlyness is a good thing. We will release
whatever we come up with on that front. But the rest of the AI will probably
not be open source.
-- Brian Atkins Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence http://www.intelligence.org/
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