From: Eliezer Yudkowsky (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Jun 01 2004 - 11:14:52 MDT
Eliezer Yudkowsky wrote:
>> I'm not sure I'd bet serious money that it hasn't already been done!
> If so, I have a major beef with our collective volition, and if our dead
> aren't backed up on disk somewhere, I'm voting for the original
> programmers' public executions.
> (Usually I am not so vindictive, but these hypothetical seed AI
> programmers are too close to myself for me to forgive them easily.)
I got a complaint on this, so I checked my visualization, and, no, I
couldn't actually vote to kill someone, even someone very similar to me who
should have known better and was responsible for hundreds of millions of
deaths. I suppose I should have known better than to toss off a sentence
like that without thinking it through, so my apologies, and consider it
-- Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://intelligence.org/ Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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