Re: Building a friendly AI from a "just do what I tell you" AI

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Tue Dec 04 2007 - 01:11:46 MST

Joshua Fox wrote:
> 2007/11/21, Tim Freeman < <> >:
> ... Unfortunately the paper
> needs revision and hasn't yet made sense to someone who I didn't
> explain it to personally. Maybe I'll be able to make it readable
> over Thanksgiving.
> Tim,
> The paper is, in fact, very clearly written. Its style achieves a nice
> balance between the heavy formalism of academic papers and the informal
> exposition in many transhumanist items, even the better ones. Each style
> has its place, but your article's is just right for what it is aiming at.

Tim, I'd verify that praise if I were you:

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

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