Re: Effective(?) AI Jail

From: Jimmy Wales (
Date: Wed Jun 13 2001 - 01:39:00 MDT

> 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.

Yes, but that's a pretty easy test for me to pass, isn't it?

I mean, yes, if you could do that I'd be impressed. But if you couldn't,
I think that would hardly count much _against_ your position. You're a
clever guy, but hardly an SI with abilities to reprogram me at a fundamental


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