[ExI] [Bulk] Re: Fwd: Re: AI risks

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Mon Sep 7 01:28:32 UTC 2015

On Sun, Sep 6, 2015 at 8:58 PM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> Now, imagine when self-driving cars become common, and it is easy enough to
> pack the trunk full of ammonium nitrate and Diesel, then set it to go drive
> over to the local opposing politician's house, park in front and wait for a
> call.  The masses are suddenly handed an affordable means of slaying anyone
> and a reasonable chance of doing so without suffering adverse consequences.
> This is a dramatic increase in power, which is likely to be matched with a
> dramatic increase in corruption.  Guns will fade as the weapon of choice,
> for that requires the malefactor to be in the same general vicinity as the
> victim.
> I don't know how we are going to deal with that problem.

### A car smart enough to drive over should be smart enough to ask why, and
to call adults for help if he thinks his owner is up to no good.

In fact, the car of the future, being an ethical agent himself, is likely
to be much less dangerous than a rifle, which simply obeys orders.

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