[ExI] Searle's review of Bostrom's book
dan_ust at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 24 04:04:56 UTC 2014
Bill, I believe the connotation for "pose" might be a bit strong than the dictionary definition. It might have been less irksome to some readers had you used "might pose" rather than "will pose."
Tim, I believe the popular images of AI gone wild doesn't seem to be part of the "clerisy" discussion. In the latter, the views seem to mostly fall, from my experience, into either the "it's impossible, so no worries" or the "it's possible, but AI will be friendly and attentive servants" camps. Maybe my experience is not wide enough. I haven't done surveys. But it's the general feeling I get about AI among the more thoughtful folks.
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