Re: Spontaneously emerging intelligence

From: Thomas Buckner (
Date: Tue Nov 01 2005 - 07:19:37 MST

--- Stephen Tattum <> wrote:

> Hey guys, did anyone ever think that all the
> efforts of people to craft
> an AI friendly or unfriendly would be blown out
> of the water by a
> spontaneously organized intelligence that
> slowly emerges from all the
> activity going on in the net right now and
> increasing as we speakl?

Yes, which is one of the reasons for urgency. A
spontaneously organized intelligence, if such
were to happen, would obviously have no designed
qualities whatsoever, as far as we are concerned.
It might be indifferent to us, even unaware of
us, but it would not be Friendly.

Tom Buckner

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