From: Chris Healey (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Mar 05 2004 - 10:02:37 MST
Well, all I really wanted to convey is that the questions addressed by
CFAI and discussions on SL4, irregardless of correctness, should be
getting asked more often in AI research than they appear to be. If
there WERE a bunch of people "ripping-it-off" that would certainly be
contributing to topical thought about those issues, and would be a net
Even if most of it IS time-wasting lunacy. :)
Which, I must admit, DOES suggest that there are few serious
scientists that would wager their free time against finding a
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf
> Of Ben Goertzel
> Sent: Friday, March 05, 2004 10:25 AM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: RE: 'Singularity Realism' - A few thoughts
> That's silly...
> Believe me, most people working on AI do not know the SL4
> list exists, and if they did, they'd think it was mostly a
> bunch of time-wasting lunacy.
> -- Ben G
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf
> Of Chris
> > Healey
> > Sent: Friday, March 05, 2004 8:39 AM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: RE: 'Singularity Realism' - A few thoughts
> > Marc,
> > This is a good thing! The underpinnings of FAI theory SHOULD be
> > disseminated as widely as possible.
> > But I do notice an increasing tendency to NOT post content related
> > directly to useful implementation. From what I can tell,
> the public
> > FLARE language project has been retired because it is considered
> > indiscriminate leverage toward ALL possible AIs, and the SIAI has
> > goal of expediting Friendly AI only, not precipitating crisis. I
> > expect that since CFAI there has been some reasonable amount of
> > progress, much of which the SIAI and Eliezer are intentionally NOT
> > shouting from the treetops (yet, at least). Of course,
> without actual
> > information, nothing can be said with any certainty.
> > Tthings might just be going very slowly.
> > -Chris Healey
> > > From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On
> Behalf Of Marc
> > > Geddes
> > > Sent: Friday, March 05, 2004 4:33 AM
> > > To: email@example.com
> > > Subject: 'Singularity Realism' - A few thoughts
> > >
> > > ...
> > >
> > > Most of the people working in A.I probably visit sl4
> > > and copy everything down. They're probably ripping
> > > off all our ideas without a second thought.
> > >
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