Re: FAI prioritization

From: Rolf Nelson (
Date: Sun Apr 13 2008 - 07:29:13 MDT

On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 3:08 AM, Samantha Atkins <> wrote:
> I don't find the "everything may be turned to paperclips scenarios" at all
> plausible. Nor do I find it particularly believable that we all too
> obviously limited humans, even our brightest, are going to come up with a
> way to constrain something orders of magnitude brighter and faster to being
> "Friendly".

It's not clear to me what your specific viewpoint is here, on the
surface it seems a bit contradictory to say both that negative
outcomes lake the paperclips scenarios are impossible, but also hold
that we can't constrain intelligences that are smarter than we are.


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