Re: [sl4] How to imprint rules (re:AI's behaving badly)

From: Petter Wingren-Rasmussen (
Date: Mon Dec 08 2008 - 04:00:33 MST

On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 10:55 AM, Stuart Armstrong <> wrote:

> > In the same way one might argue that I am my experiences, including
> Sunday
> > school and early upbringing.
> > It is definitely possible to override imprinting from ones parents, but a
> > lot harder to override the sex/food thing.
> And nearly impossible to overide the breathing/heart beating thing.
> Of course it is possible to program an AI so that its most important
> orders ("do not kill all humans for fun") are of the parental rules
> type, but I don't see why you'd want to do that; its much harder and
> much more dangerous. Most rules you write into the code are of
> sex/food/breathing/heart beating type.

That depends on the design of the AI. The way
Numenta<> has
gone, programming of all practical applications are done in the
"upbringing" way as far as I understand it.

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