Re: New list announcement: fai-logistics

From: Anna Salamon (
Date: Thu Apr 17 2008 - 20:41:28 MDT

Sign me up, please.
I came to New York a month ago to work full-time with Michael Vassar and
others to try to reduce the risks of unfriendly AI doom. You should believe
me because you could ask him and he'd say so.

On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 10:00 PM, Rolf Nelson <>

> Announcement: "fai-logistics" is a new archived discussion group to
> discuss the most effective ways of aiding the development of Friendly
> AI. It is not a discussion group for any other aspects of AGI.
> Membership criteria: You must be serious about working towards
> ensuring that the Friendliness problem of AGI gets solved. In other
> words, if you're only reading this because you're bored and looking
> for something to do with your time, don't bother joining. Also, please
> understand the difference between logistics and direct solutions;
> other lists exist if you wish to bring up your pet theory of how to
> implement FAI (or, for that matter, explain why you personally believe
> FAI is unnecessary.)
> To join, send me an email with a short description of why I should
> believe you are who you claim you are, and why I should believe you
> fit the above membership criteria. (Probably any past or current SIAI
> staff or donors who want to join would automatically meet the
> membership criteria, any others will probably be decided on a
> case-by-case basis, depending on what kind of mood I'm in that day.)
> Disclaimer: This new discussion group is not affiliated with, or
> endorsed by, the SIAI.
> List administration: Rolf Nelson is the sole administrator and
> Self-Appointed List Tyrant.

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