[ExI] The Doomsday Clock

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Sat Jan 28 06:33:32 UTC 2017

On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 3:29 PM,  <sjlmarkman at gmail.com> wrote:
> Some of the situations that military are preparing for these days are
> probably along the lines of the implications of having current and future
> forms of AI guide the development and implementation man-machine symbioses
> and the disruptive effects such enhanced human cognition combined with
> automation will have on basically all areas of civil life.
> What if, just spitballing here, a certain new President decided to take a
> visit to some of the programs run by the DoD and use some of the systems
> already developed there to enhance himself?
> Interesting increasing the scope, or reducing the effects of some cognitive
> limitations might actually be positive step forward

That would be wonderful.  Unfortunately, the types of cognitive
enhancements he would be likely to run into are not the sort he needs
- or, at most, he would see them as a machine telling him what to do,
which his ego would reject.

> (Also hello everyone)

Hello and welcome!  By any chance are you working on said enhancement programs?

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