RE: FW: Group releases "Friendly AI guidelines

From: Arctic Fox (
Date: Thu Apr 19 2001 - 13:22:42 MDT

Congratulations on the Wired article Eliezer. Could you expand on the part
of the article quoted below? Have we really got as close as a 5% chance of
reaching Singularity *today*? Or was that more artistic license on their part?

>When one researcher booted up a program he hoped would be AI-like,
>Yudkowsky said he believed there was a 5 percent chance the Singularity
>was about to happen and human existence would be forever changed.

BTW, it was nice to see a photo of you at last :)


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