[ExI] Did Hugo de Garis leave the field?

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu Apr 21 13:35:09 UTC 2011

On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 07:00:49PM -0700, Samantha Atkins wrote:

> Well, ok, partially.   To assume that even an AGI will not be smart  
> enough to self-improve on purpose seems like a stretch.

Let's say you have full write access to your genome.
How would you improve yourself?

An AI doesn't have any source code. It just has state,
plenty of it. Of course inspectable. But improvements
by monkeypatching a live system are hard. 

If you're not layered or modular, with clean interfaces,
how do you improve yourself?

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