From: Stuart Armstrong (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Apr 22 2008 - 09:24:20 MDT
> > What is interesting about a "super AI" is
> > that it could run an efficient command economy.
> Then there would be enormous evolutionary pressure to figure out what
> this super AI will do next and outsmart it. In other words there will be
> enormous pressure to develop a Hyper AI. And then there will be enormous
> pressure to outsmart the Hyper AI so….
> Even the Singularity will not invalidate the laws of Evolution, even if
> it now works on Memes not Genes.
If the singularity ends up creating a monade, then the laws of
evolution will be at an end.
Plus the analogy between memes and genes is interesting,
linguistically, but in practice they are completely different. I
believe Eliezer touched upon misuse of evolution here:
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