Re: Effective(?) AI Jail

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Tue Jun 12 2001 - 20:32:56 MDT

Jimmy Wales wrote:
> I don't agree with Eliezer. At any rate, I think that the onus is on him to
> prove such an extravagant claim... or to at least supply evidence tending to show
> that it is true.

Well, one interesting test might be this. Over an IRC or IM channel, I
will play the part of an AI locked in a box. If you, at the end of the
session, decide to "let me out of the box" despite your previous decision
not to do so, then this demonstrates partial support for my statement.

Not today, though, cause I'm busy and in fact MUST STOP WRITING THIS.

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

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