Re: Investing in FAI research: now vs. later.

From: Stathis Papaioannou (
Date: Mon Feb 11 2008 - 19:48:29 MST

On 12/02/2008, Eliezer S. Yudkowsky <> wrote:

> Similarly, building an AI that knows what you "really mean" by
> "Friendly" when you type "Please make a Friendly AI" at the prompt, is
> FAI-complete, and not any easier than building a Friendly AI.

An AI worthy of the name should not be crippled in its understanding
of human language and all its subtle nuances. Are you therefore saying
that building a Friendly AI should be no more difficult than building
an AI?

Stathis Papaioannou

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