From: Robin Lee Powell (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Nov 14 2010 - 13:47:32 MST
See http://www.asimovlaws.com/ :)
On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 12:29:59PM -0800, Charles Hixson wrote:
> Asimov's three laws are actually a lousy starting point. That was,
> sort of, the point of the stories in "I, Robot". They're easy to
> say in English, but don't really have any definite meaning.
> OTOH, they are a great thing to keep in the back of one's mind while
> trying to decide if something is a reasonable construct.
> On 11/13/2010 08:27 PM, Piaget Modeler wrote:
> >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: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >> To: email@example.com
> >> On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 7:07 PM, Alexei Turchin
> ><firstname.lastname@example.org> 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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