Re: META: Dangers of Superintelligence

From: Daniel Radetsky (
Date: Mon Aug 30 2004 - 06:37:47 MDT

On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 17:33:20 -0400
Eliezer Yudkowsky <> wrote:

> wrote:
> > By the way, fatherjohn has a question for folks who are so worshipfull
> > of SAI: Do you think that somebody a million times smarter than you
> > could beat you at tic-tac-toe?
> I think someone a million times richer than me could beat me at tic-tac-toe
> via a fairly straightforward strategy. Someone a million times smarter
> than me? Sure. No question. There's a thousand ways and those are just
> the ones I can think of off the top of my head. Real life isn't like math
> because in real life there's always a way to cheat.
> --
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
> Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence


Could you give an example of one or two of the ways you would beat someone you
were much smarter than? I'm fairly skeptical at this point.

Daniel Radetsky

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