Re: [sl4] Uploads coming first would be good, right?

From: Petter Wingren-Rasmussen (
Date: Fri Jan 16 2009 - 02:06:53 MST

On 1/16/09, Aleksei Riikonen <> wrote:
> Since the risks associated with uploaded faster-thinking humans are
> relatively easy to understand and explain to decision-makers, wouldn't
> it be good if uploads happened before de novo AGI, on the risks of
> which it is much easier to find disagreement among somewhat smart
> individuals?

I agree with you in theory, but I dont think its possible to halt the
development of AGI if the possibility for that presents itself before human

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