From: Mike (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Jun 29 2004 - 06:33:17 MDT
My plan to beat the test has nothing to do with beating the AI's
intelligence. I have the plan written down, and anyone who can follow
instructions could do it.
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> Wow, I just looked at the AIBox experiment and it is one of
> the most intriguing things I have seen since first looking at
> some writings on the singularity. Kinda makes it worth
> listening to you all blether about memes and qualia! I have a
> question though, do you think the intelligence of the human
> would have an effect? Is it easier to persuade a person
> smarter than you to let you out, or do you base the
> assumption on the fact that the person is not as smart as the
> transhuman (Eliezer in this case)? Mark
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> > Subject: The AIbox
> > > The ai-box experiments
> <http://yudkowsky.net/essays/aibox.html> may
> > > > be of
> relevance here.
> > Having given this some thought over the last year or so, I
> > would like to accept this challenge. In fact, I'll sweeten the pot:
> > - If Eliezer convinces me to let him out within 2 hours, I'll
> > contribute $100 to SIAI, to be used for whatever purpose he chooses.
> > - And if I keep him caged up for 2 hours, I'll accept his $10.
> > Recognizing some of the risks involved, I have strong reasons
> > for wanting to keep him in the box, and I'm certain there is
> > no way that I can be convinced to let him out before the 2
> > hours are up.
> > I have only one condition to add to those I've read so far:
> > If I tell the AI that I want to talk to it for 2 hours before
> > I decide, Eliezer can't say "the 2 hours have passed". If
> > the test is based on 2 realtime hours, then I am referring to
> > those same 2 hours. If he can convince me to change my mind
> > within those 2 hours, that's fair, but he can't just skip
> > over them. But I fully expect that I can have a 2 hour
> > realtime conversation with the AI and not have my mind changed.
> > Mike Williams
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