Tag Archives: AI

Quora – ethical consequences of immortality

Quora – What are the ethical consequences of immortality? Don’t agree with either of the other answers. It very much depends on what you mean by ethical? For me, my chosen highest values are individual life and individual liberty, and … Continue reading

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Comment to The Portal 001 – Eric Weinstein and Peter Thiel

You Tube – Peter Thiel on “The Portal”, Episode #001: An Era of Stagnation & Universal Institutional Failure. Technologist and Investor Peter Thiel is the guest as he joins Eric Weinstein in the studio Some really great stuff, and much … Continue reading

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Quora – AI and work

Will artificial intelligence ever replace the need for humans to work? In what sense? Humans need to work in the sense of doing something meaningful with some significant fraction of their time. Work in the sense of having to do … Continue reading

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Quora – AI & creativity

Quora – Can we create an artificial intelligent system which can think creatively? Short and obvious answer is yes – beyond any shadow of reasonable doubt. The long answer is beyond the scope of a post like this, but if … Continue reading

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Laurie – Labyrinth Walking

Laurie’s Blog – Labyrinth Walking Laurie asked: What question or prayer would you contemplate on a labyrinth walk? For me, the question would be the same one I have been asking since 1974: What sort of social, political and technical … Continue reading

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Quora – creating AI

Is it possible for an intelligent being (such as a human) to create something more intelligent than the most intelligent human? As many others have stated, it depends on how one defines both “create” and “intelligence”. Evolution as a process … Continue reading

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Quora – AI and risk

How do we see the relationship between intelligence explosion and existential risk from artificial general intelligence? Who is the we you refer to? As I see it, as someone interested in this suite of subjects for over 50 years, there … Continue reading

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