From: Joshua Fox (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Jun 15 2008 - 08:45:03 MDT
- Stephen M. Omohundro, "The Basic AI Drives"
- Stephen M. Omohundro, ""The Nature of Self-Improving Artificial
Singularity Summit 2007
On Sat, Jun 14, 2008 at 5:11 AM, Anthony Berglas <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Having scanned the literature, I decided to write a paper on the dangers of intelligence. I have tried to keep it short, sharp and very focused.
> I took the trouble to write it because I could not find any other paper that put it all together succinctly without philosophical, technical, egotistical and other distractions. There are a few ideas in it that I have not seen in Singularity community such as DNA size and brain size/speech understanding. But the main purpose of the paper is to be succinct and convincing.
> It mainly addresses issues raised in discussions with "ordinary" people and software engineers -- that is the target audience. In particular, "computers obviously can never be intelligent". "They would just do what we tell them". "They would be just like us but smarter". And "but what about global warming, biotechnology, nanotechnology and other distractions".
> So all comments most welcome, especially as to what the paper does not need to say.
> Dr Anthony Berglas, email@example.com Mobile: +61 4 4838 8874
> Just because it is possible to push twigs along the ground with ones nose
> does not necessarily mean that is the best way to collect firewood.
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