Re: Friendliness SOLVED!

From: Nick Tarleton (
Date: Thu Mar 13 2008 - 06:36:07 MDT

On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 11:05 PM, Mark Waser <> wrote:
> > This is the vast majority of systems. In general, there are going to
> > be many more simple systems than complex systems, because each
> > additional bit of complexity requires additional optimization power.
> > This is the principle behind Solomonoff induction.
> Of course. The vast majority of systems are going to be simple but they
> will also be unintelligent. The intelligent systems are going to be complex
> and have many goals (or else all the effort in making them complex was
> wasted).

Reality doesn't care what you consider a waste of effort. Nor does
goal-system complexity have anything to do with intelligence.

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