Re: [sl4] A model of RSI

From: Mike Dougherty (
Date: Fri Sep 26 2008 - 14:19:56 MDT

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 2:35 PM, Eric Burton <> wrote:
> I've seen it written that an ethical AI would have the faculties to be
> more ethical than any organism, or collective of them. In an
> environment with super-ethical intelligences about, an unethical one
> wouldn't be allowed to thrive... and if the first god-like AI is
> strongly unethical, I'm not convinced it could do any job very well.
> Unless, of course, that job was "kill all humans"... and even then, it
> wouldn't work well in teams.

That's good. A single "kill all humans" AI is bad enough, but
efficient TEAMS of "kill all humans" AI would make for a really bad

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