Re: No pure predictors (was: Singularity Blues)

From: Tomaz Kristan (
Date: Thu Apr 07 2005 - 00:40:38 MDT

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:

> as far as I can tell any actual
> intelligence needs both the decision
> and the prediction component,

Predicting how much pain, pleasure or some other arbitrary measure, a possible action will bring, and selecting the best action by its _predicted_ value - that's the decision mechanism.

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