Re: Investing in FAI research: now vs. later.

From: John K Clark (
Date: Mon Feb 11 2008 - 09:30:04 MST

On Sun, 10 Feb 2008 17:22:12 -0500, "Rolf Nelson"
<> said:

> The fact that we're trying to be Friendly should
> drop the odds by an order of magnitude

And that means the talent and money will go to those who don’t insist on
spinning their wheels uselessly on the “friendly” part, and it means
they will develop the first true AI. Talented people will want to make a
name for themselves, they won’t want to work for years and then come in
second. And rich people and governments won’t want to invest billions of
dollars and get beaten by somebody who realizes that hardwiring in
friendliness into a recursively generated super-intelligence is

 John K Clark

  John K Clark
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