Re: The "AI Box" experiment

From: Nathan Russell (
Date: Fri Mar 08 2002 - 10:06:37 MST

At 07:13 AM 3/8/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>Nathan, let's run an experiment. I'll pretend to be a brain in a
>box. You pretend to be the experimenter. I'll try to persuade you to let
>me out. If you keep me "in the box" for the whole
>experiment, I'll Paypal you $10 at the end. Since I'm not an SI, I want
>at least an hour, preferably two, to try and persuade you. On your end,
>you may resolve to believe whatever you like, as
>strongly as you like, as far in advance as you like.

That's fine.

You can also contact me via the ICQ number 1114787259999, without the
terminal nines, the MSN messanger handle, or, probably fastest, the AIM screen
name pakaran2. Two hours seems reasonable for me. I find the experiment
interesting of and by itself, money aside.

I also agree to your terms with regard to giving only a binary answer to
the list.


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