Re: An AI Parable

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Wed May 08 2002 - 00:13:48 MDT

"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:
> Finally, even without deconstructing the rest of the parable, you can flip
> its moral lesson quite easily by assuming that the mountain *is* much larger
> than Y thinks. And historically this would appear to be the heuristic
> lesson of AI.

And as usual, I also manage to flip X and Y. But I make no excuses. It's
not a Zen thing, just a damnfool error on my part. Excuse me, I have to go
and shave my head as a penance.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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