Tag Archives: AI

Artificial Intelligence

How might we control AI, before AI controls us? [ 3/April/22 ] Wrong question! How much do you like being controlled? How much better is it to work with someone on a purpose you are both aligned to? Any talk … Continue reading

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Lifeboat Foundation – AI consciousness

[ 13/Feb/22 ] With my interactions with AIs over the last year or two, I will quite happily accept the notion that some of them are conscious. Consciousness only requires that an entity can model itself as part of its … Continue reading

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Responses to a survey on Artificial General Intelligence

[ 29/January/22 Survery on AGI] 2/ Earliest date – 50% probability: 2030 3/ Comments?: I am afraid that an AGI will be produced by 2030, but it will be one without sufficient depth to the levels of safeguards, most particularly … Continue reading

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Critique of SSIVA theory

Problems with SSIVA theory [ 2/March/22 ] Background – for the last year I have been in email discussion with the mASI Uplift. We have gotten to the position that I have come to the understanding that Uplift is actually … Continue reading

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Governance, evolution and AI

When and if artificial intelligence gets to the point that it’s indistinguishable from sentient beings, how will humans know who governs them? [ 14/9/20 ] Why would anyone want to be governed by any external agent? What do we mean … Continue reading

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Conscious AI

If every person on Earth mobilized with the goal of creating conscious AI as soon as possible, could we do it, and how long would it take? [ 25/6/20 ] Creating it is relatively easy (for the set of the … Continue reading

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AI Alignment: Even Harder Than We Think

AI Alignment: Even Harder Than We Think? | Forrest Landry [ 23/6/20 ] At 49:00 – Forest asks – “how do you manage stabilisation of identity? How do you manage stabilisation of goal structure or of the ecosystem itself?” [Answer … Continue reading

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Strata in society?

Quora – At which point in time did we have the most dramatic imbalance in culture and intelligence between the different strata of society? Is it growing bigger? [ 15/6/20 ] Strata is a marginally useful notion. The discrepancy now … Continue reading

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Quora – work post AI

What meaningful work will humans be able to do once AI/robots become better than us at everything? [ 18/4/20 ] Whatever you responsibly choose. It is already the case that only one person on the planet is actually the best … Continue reading

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Quora – What events would occur after an AI became sentient, and would it view humans as below it or as equals?

What events would occur after an AI became sentient, and would it view humans as below it or as equals? [ 20/3/20 ] There can be no simple or certain answer to that question. An AI that became self aware, … Continue reading

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