Re: [sl4] Re: studying at the School of Informatics in University of Edinburgh

From: Vladimir Nesov (
Date: Fri Mar 13 2009 - 21:04:51 MDT

On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 5:03 AM, Roko Mijic <> wrote:
> Well, I could respond "unless you can show me a model of the internet acting
> as an agent rather than a large repository of data, I think the focus should
> be self-improving intelligence".
> But, I like to have an open mind. You are not the only one who has negated
> the geographical locality assumption. Maybe you are correct.
> If you are correct, what should we do? Probably not much in particular;
> simply look forward to a world that becomes more and more intelligent over
> time. Perhaps one would recommend strengthening the democratic process and
> the rigor of public policy debate.

The Friendliness issue doesn't go away.

Vladimir Nesov

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