Paper: Artificial Intelligence will Kill our Grandchildren

From: Anthony Berglas (
Date: Fri Jun 13 2008 - 20:11:44 MDT

Having scanned the literature, I decided to write a paper on the
dangers of intelligence. I have tried to keep it short, sharp and
very focused.

I took the trouble to write it because I could not find any other
paper that put it all together succinctly without philosophical,
technical, egotistical and other distractions. There are a few ideas
in it that I have not seen in Singularity community such as DNA size
and brain size/speech understanding. But the main purpose of the
paper is to be succinct and convincing.

It mainly addresses issues raised in discussions with "ordinary"
people and software engineers -- that is the target audience. In
particular, "computers obviously can never be intelligent". "They
would just do what we tell them". "They would be just like us but
smarter". And "but what about global warming, biotechnology,
nanotechnology and other distractions".

So all comments most welcome, especially as to what the paper does
not need to say.


Dr Anthony Berglas, Mobile: +61 4 4838 8874
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