Re: SIAI's flawed friendliness analysis

From: Zeph Campbell (
Date: Thu May 29 2003 - 21:17:21 MDT

We are discussing FAI for the same reasons Foresight published the
"Foresight Guidelines on Molecular Nanotechnology" ( ); the uncertainty of
the future in nanotech warranted the publication. I and evidently many
other people on this list, and elsewhere, regard the potential problems
and rewards in AI as worthy of a good deal of time and energy - safety
for humanity should be paramount to the discussion.

- Zeph

On Thursday, May 29, 2003, at 07:37 PM, Barkley Vowk wrote:
> I'm sure if you look at the statistics of people who convinced a race
> of
> machines are likely to destroy all of humanity, I'm sure there would
> be a
> strong connection with paranoia (and medication!). So far, no super
> machines, but there was a unabomber, I'm thinking that makes a deranged
> sky is falling the machines are going to get me type is far more
> dangerous.

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