From: Bradley Thomas (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Dec 07 2009 - 06:22:40 MST
>What I am trying to accomplish in bringing this to your attention is to
make sure that Evil people are not in control of the world when said AI is
The people in control of the world will always be both good and evil
depending on who you ask.
Twitter @bradleymthomas, @instansa
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Glenn Neff
Sent: Monday, December 07, 2009 7:34 AM
Subject: Re: [sl4] I saved the world. I can prove it.
--- On Mon, 12/7/09, Panu Horsmalahti <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: Panu Horsmalahti <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: [sl4] I saved the world. I can prove it.
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Monday, December 7, 2009, 12:10 PM
> 2009/12/7 Glenn Neff <email@example.com>
> It seems that you haven't read about any of the basic
> texts involving this subject, however, you're confused
> about what people (especially people on sl4 and related
> "memecomplexes" want to do. Their goal is to create a "Friendly AI",
> which by definition is not dangerous. And they want to create it
> quickly, because the more they wait, the more there's chance that
> something kills everyone (which is also called an existential risk).
> - Panu H.
So you've got everything covered then?
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought there was a risk that the AI might
*not* be friendly, despite all the smartest peoples' best efforts.
And the point that I was trying to make is that we are facing an existential
risk right now . . . so unless you've got that friendly AI ready to go
*right* *now*, we need a different plan. What I am trying to accomplish in
bringing this to your attention is to make sure that Evil people are not in
control of the world when said AI is developed.
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