Category Archives: Technology

AI and my issues with the Asilomar AI Principles

ANG – AI-Robotics continued – 23 principles for AI safety Reference to Hawking Musk endorse 23 principles for AI safety I have no reasonable doubt that AI will be sapient at some stage. I have a lot of issues with … Continue reading

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Money Guide

The Truth About Your Future: The Money Guide You Need Now, Later, and Much Later New York Times bestselling author and legendary investment guru Ric Edelman reveals his forward-thinking guide on how technology and science will reshape the way we … Continue reading

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Repairing binoculars

We ended up yesterday with both of our good sets of birding binoculars out of action. The first set were rendered useless a little over a year ago, and the lens fell out of the second pair 2 days ago. … Continue reading

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Wolfram – defining intelligence

Stephen Wolfram – How Should We Talk to AIs? It seems clear to me that there is a clear and minimal differentiation between computation and intelligence that is meaningful in the sense of “purpose”, and that is that the computation … Continue reading

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CSER – Opening session questions

Rowan Douglas – Opening Session Part 2 – CSER A comment on You tube At About 1:02:10 Claudia makes the statement “In public decision making, you don’t get far without having to account for the fact that the cause of … Continue reading

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Valence

How understanding valence could help make future AIs safer-continued A reply to Mike’s reply Hi Mike, Having been through several conscious loops of over-riding and reconfiguring “valence” at many levels (in training for deep diving, in training for survival in … Continue reading

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Peptides and Rife

New antimicrobial peptide kills strains resistant to existing antibiotics Reply to comment by Editor – Royal Rife is well known as junk science Hi Amara, The case of Rife is very interesting to me. Clearly, by today’s interpretations, much of … Continue reading

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