Re: Leaving soon

From: Eugen Leitl (
Date: Mon May 06 2002 - 06:10:26 MDT

On Sun, 5 May 2002, Dan Clemmensen wrote:

> In this regard, I think that "friendliness" research and philosophy
> may be important even if the SI ultimately derives from a

Of what value is friendliness in a setting which is not even engineered?
Sure, anybody's time it theirs alone to waste.

> human/computer collaboration or as as emergent behavior of
> co-operating programs rather than from an explicitly-designed AI.

Hard takeoff is intrinsically unfriendly. We can talk about implementing
friendliness, when you can define it in a watertight fashion.

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