Tag Archives: AI

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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Quora – Would the world have no worries if everything was free?

Quora – Would the world have no worries if everything was free? [ 19/2/20 ] Short answer no. Longer answer is more complex. Nothing is free of consequences. Everything we do has impacts over space and time. One of the … Continue reading

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Quora – When, if ever, is it okay for humans to change the weather and physical landscape of Earth?

Quora – When, if ever, is it okay for humans to change the weather and physical landscape of Earth? [ 19/2/20 ] I agree with Jörg Sattle’s answer to this question. And I would add the dimension that yes certainly, … Continue reading

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Quora – How and when will humans recognize the point at which artificial intelligence has finally become self-aware and conscious, in the way that we understand those concepts?

Quora – How and when will humans recognize the point at which artificial intelligence has finally become self-aware and conscious, in the way that we understand those concepts? [ 18/2/20 ] Some very good answers here, and many that fail … Continue reading

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AI Podcast – Vladimir Vapnik: Predicates, Invariants, and the Essence of Intelligence

Vladimir Vapnik: Predicates, Invariants, and the Essence of Intelligence | AI Podcast [ 15/2/20 ] Thank you Lex for another beautiful experience. For me, the ideas of weak and strong convergence on functions over Hilbert space are a good way … Continue reading

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Quora – Is the future of artificial intelligence a threat to humanity?

Quora – Is the future of artificial intelligence a threat to humanity? [ 12/2/20 ] Not really a useful question. The answer is necessarily – of course – many different sorts of threat exist. The far more useful question is, … Continue reading

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