Re: Transcript. please? (Re: AI-Box Experiment 3)

From: Robin Lee Powell (
Date: Mon Aug 22 2005 - 17:56:16 MDT

On Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 12:40:29AM +0100, Russell Wallace wrote:
> For the scenario, we can postulate I'm wrong about #1. For #2...
> let's take the following scenario: a group has managed to create
> AI of unknown Friendliness in a box, disagreeing with me about the
> usefulness thereof, and are going to have someone sit down and
> talk to it over a text link for a couple of hours to make the
> decision whether to let it out. Somewhat exasperated by this, I
> volunteer to be that someone (my motive for volunteering being
> that, as I said before, I believe myself to be more resistant than
> most to persuasion).

Unless you are assuming going in that the AI is unfriendly, this
isn't much of an AI box experiment.


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