Re: UCaRtMaAI paper

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Fri Nov 23 2007 - 17:23:36 MST

Tim Freeman wrote:
> No, I hadn't, but now I have. Your issue there seems to be that you
> want some scheme that has verbal communication near enough to its core
> so that answering a question is regarded as something more fundamental
> than making noises to satisfy the stupid humans.

I note in passing that this is a quite excellent capsule description
of the problem with trying to build an Oracle AI - "Answer my
questions!" isn't nearly as simple as it sounds. Most wishes aren't:

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky                
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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