Re: AI, just do what I tell you to

From: Peter de Blanc (
Date: Tue Oct 30 2007 - 14:16:27 MDT

On Wed, 2007-10-31 at 00:56 +1100, Stathis Papaioannou wrote:
> build in rules like this. Fixing the plumbing might result in
> increased water use, which a decade down the track may somehow cause
> one excess human death. It would render the AI almost useless if it
> reviewed every command on the basis of such considerations.

Why do you think this is almost useless? Saving a human life sounds very
useful to me.

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