[ExI] Singularity Discussion - Human - AI - Takeoff

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Sun Jun 15 20:02:29 UTC 2008

In deference's to Max's request...

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From: Stefano Vaj <stefano.vaj at gmail.com>
Date: Sun, Jun 15, 2008 at 8:13 PM
Subject: Re: [ExI] MAX MORE in Second Life yesterday
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On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 11:58 PM, Michael Anissimov
<michaelanissimov at gmail.com> wrote:
> This may be your preference, but it may turn out to simply be
> technologically easier to create a self-improving AI first.  Sort of like
> how I might like to say that I'd prefer for fossil fuels to be replaced by
> solar power, but replacing them with nuclear seems far simpler
> technologically.

So, are you suggesting that we should drop human enhancement efforts
altogether, and, as our successor, concentrate exclusively on the
development of a self-improving AI?

Stefano Vaj
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