From: Matt Mahoney (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed May 07 2008 - 08:21:17 MDT
--- Stuart Armstrong <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > Most posts on this ML tacitly assume a blindingly fast singularity:
> > > once we have self improving AI, we need to sort out Friendliness,
> > > incorporate it into the AI, and then just step back and watch the
> > > fireworks.
> > Fast according to which definition of time? Physical time, as
> > by the rotation of the Earth, oscillations of cesium atoms, etc. Or
> > perceptual time defined by the rate of increase in entropy of the
> > observer, like how 5 minutes seemed like an hour when you were a
> Fast as in a single AI achieves dominance before any rivals can emerge
> or be created.
If competing AI reproduce at different rates, then that is the most likely
-- Matt Mahoney, firstname.lastname@example.org
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