[ExI] Future Powerful AI Systems to Be Contained in Military Bases

spike at rainier66.com spike at rainier66.com
Fri May 24 15:07:47 UTC 2024

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From: extropy-chat <extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org> On Behalf Of
BillK via extropy-chat
Subject: Re: [ExI] Future Powerful AI Systems to Be Contained in Military

On Fri, 24 May 2024 at 14:39, <spike at rainier66.com> wrote:
> BillK, if we think that over for a few minutes, we realize it makes
perfect sense.  Scary as hell, but I trust the military more than I trust
the universities or think tanks.
> Eh, on second thought, I don't trust any of them.
> spike

>...Perhaps Schmidt is mainly trying to get people to pay attention to how
dangerous a powerful AI might become.
And, yes, connecting it to the internet is risky, but probably necessary.


>...Interesting times, Eh?


Hi BillK,

The military already knows how to build a one-way internet highway, so that
information can be sent into a secure facility across a firewall, but the
possibly-malicious AI within cannot get back across (assuming the operators
do their jobs right of course.)  There is still search capability, limited
by necessary security protocols, but it can be done, and is done now in some


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