[ExI] What are among the world's most important problems to solve, why?

Dan TheBookMan danust2012 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 12 17:10:39 UTC 2016

On Jul 12, 2016, at 10:04 AM, Dave Sill <sparge at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Jul 9, 2016 at 9:36 AM, Anders Sandberg <anders at aleph.se> wrote:
>> Superintelligence: high, moderate, high: 18
> Maybe my own sub-super intelligence is the problem, but I don't understand why superintelligence is considered important. AI/singularity fans seem to consider it practically a superpower, but I think it's overrated. Am I wrong?

In practical terms, then of it as a super-problem-solver. You have it (or them) and if they are benign you can much more easily solve much of the other problems. Or so the story goes.


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