RE: Military Friendly AI

From: Ben Goertzel (
Date: Thu Jun 27 2002 - 17:08:41 MDT

> What I'm saying is that you don't get Singularity tragedies - as
> opposed to
> ordinary military tragedies ("Friendly fire") - unless you're
> dealing with a
> transhuman AI. And if you're dealing with a transhuman AI then it is
> probably not relevant whether the AI is in immediate command of a
> tank unit;
> the AI must be Friendly.

I'm not so sure...

Humans have trans-gerbil intelligence, yet a violently inclined human is
more dangerous to gerbils than an equivalently intelligent
non-violently-inclined human -- even if the two humans have equally
"friendly" psychological attitudes toward gerbils...

-- Ben G

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