[ExI] AI motivation, was malevolent machines

Kelly Anderson kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Sun Apr 13 18:13:19 UTC 2014

On Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 2:48 PM, Keith Henson <hkeithhenson at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 2:08 AM,  Anders Sandberg <anders at aleph.se> wrote:
> Playing a zero-sum game, arbitrary markers or not, is an overall loss.
>  High social status is a fairly tricky concept today.  It was
> originally selected due to reproductive success, especially in males.
> That seems unlikely in AIs, but then again, perhaps we should breed
> AIs based on their obtaining high social status.

Unless AIs interbreed with humans, or at least marry each other, this is
likely to lead to a two tier system similar to apartheid. If we are going
to have AI's seek status, then we better not shame them by disallowing them
to marry into human families.

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