RE: [sl4] Simple friendliness: plan B for AI

From: Piaget Modeler (piagetmodeler@hotmail.com)
Date: Sat Nov 13 2010 - 21:27:05 MST


 
Would Asimov's three laws be an easier starting point?
If not, why not?

 
> Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2010 19:20:07 +0000
> Subject: Re: [sl4] Simple friendliness: plan B for AI
> From: andrew@thenationalpep.co.uk
> To: sl4@sl4.org
>
> On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 7:07 PM, Alexei Turchin <alexeiturchin@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > 3) AI must comply with all existing CRIMINAL an CIVIL laws. These laws are
> > the first attempt to create a friendly AI in the form of state. That is an
> > attempt to describe good, safe human life using a system of rules. (Or
> > system of precedents). And the number of volumes of laws and their
> > interpretation speaks about complexity of this problem - but it has already
> > been solved and it is not a sin to use the solution.
>
> Most states in human history, including most now existing, are pretty
> much the definition of *un*friendly. That there has never been a case
> yet where people's rule-of-thumb attempts to "describe good, safe
> human life using a system of rules" haven't led to the death,
> imprisonment and in many cases torture of many, many people, seems to
> me one of the stronger arguments against a rule-based system.
>
>
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