From: Alfio Puglisi (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Apr 01 2002 - 09:53:52 MST
On Mon, 1 Apr 2002, Carlo Wood wrote:
>It seems much more likely to me that the first Mind will do
>everything it can to survive and have only one (secret) goal:
>remove the threat to its existance called 'humanity'.
Why? Don't think about SIs as they were human beings. Somehow I doubt that
a Hollywood movie plot (Terminator, Matrix, etc) like the one that you
are describing is a credible threat.
>Instead, it will start manipulation and politics 1) in order to
>get enough power to make its survival secure. Once we humans
>realize what is going on it will be too late to pull the plug
>and within a few decades we will be no more than dangerous
>rats who have to be exterminated.
And where does this strong survival instinct come from? An AI is not an
animal with evolved behaviours. An AI is built by humans.
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