From: Keith Henson (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Jun 07 2006 - 13:21:42 MDT
At 10:54 AM 6/7/2006 +0200, you wrote:
>From: "Keith Henson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > I "solved" this problem in the fiction I have been writing by putting
> > on the AIs that they would analyze as being such a good idea they would
> > want to do otherwise. Namely, no reproduction inside uploaded simulations
> > and no food production by the AIs outside the simulations.
> > And the simulations were so attractive compared to the real world that the
> > big problem was getting enough people to have children in the physical
> > world to keep up a remnant population.
>OK, why is this a problem? Why do there have to be people in the physical
>world at all?
Esthetics. Which is to say there is no more reason than our preference for
> > (The AIs were constructed without the desire to reproduce and were only
> > brought into existence by physical state humans.)
>How do you avoid simmulating humans creating further AIs?
It is presumed that an AI much smarter than we are could tell the difference.
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