[ExI] From Arms Race to Joint Venture

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 19 20:09:27 UTC 2018

adrian wrote - There is already work on
sending raw signals from one brain to another.

And here I thought that's what we have been doing. Where did I go wrong?
bill w

On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 8:44 PM Adrian Tymes <atymes at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 3:39 PM Zero Powers <zero.powers at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Any scenario that ultimately leaves judicial decisions in the hands of
> AI strikes me as dystopian. An unstated, yet integral, aspect of human
> notions of justice is the concept of empathy. Any adjudicative ruling made
> by an agent which has no ability to empathize with the parties and
> witnesses will never feel like justice to us, however sound the ruling
> might be.
> Not to call out just one individual, but the majority of Congress (and
> somewhat the Supreme Court) as well: there are many who say that we
> are already at that state, even if the ultimate arbiters are flesh and
> blood, given how far removed those in office are from the lives of
> most Americans.  (This is the basis of much - not all, but a lot of -
> LGBT+ angst, for instance: they keep running into situations made for
> other people that they need to adjust for the way they live.  More
> importantly, this is a problem for the poorest, with rules and
> procedures assuming access to a car, at least a little disposable
> income to pay fees, some fixed address at which they can receive mail,
> and so on.)
> Might there be hope for some kind of automated telepathy, to grant
> empathy where it is presently nonexistant?  There is already work on
> sending raw signals from one brain to another.
> Also: you do civil litigation - any particular field of specialty?
> Space law, maybe?
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