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

From: John K Clark (
Date: Tue Feb 12 2008 - 00:51:20 MST

On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 "Vladimir Nesov"
<> said:

> Technology is much easier to check than to produce

And thatís why all computer programs are absolutely bug free.

> first-priority thing for genie to do is
> to produce a safe genie

The only safe genie is no genie at all, itís obvious, it just astounds
me that otherwise intelligent people think this is a point worthy of
debate. They actually think they can enslave a mind astronomically more
powerful than their own for eternity. I fully admit I just donít get it,
I donít understand what the hell they are thinking.

  John K Clark

  John K Clark
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