Re: [sl4] Advent of Advanced AI Orthogonal to Present Problems?

From: Bryan Bishop (
Date: Wed Jul 02 2008 - 22:20:28 MDT

On Tuesday 01 July 2008, Lee Corbin wrote:
> > then I then argue that the discussion can return to actual
> > implementation and elucidation of ai or other SL4-ish topics
> > instead of  the spooky ai domination scenarios.
> How do these ideas that *you* have for quickly dispatching death
> and human survival have any effect upon the problem of how we
> should try to cope with an inevitable or nearly inevitable rise of
> superhuman intelligence?

Wasn't the point to build ai in the first place? Not to cope with the
fact that our bodies suck? That's orthogonal stuff that you should be
working on anyway, regardless of ai.

- Bryan

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