They said "adjacent in design space". The Levenshtein distance between return val; and return -val; is 1.

So being served a cup of coffee and being served a cup of pure capsaicin are "adjacent in design space"? Maybe, but funny how that problem doesn't arise or even worry anyone...

S-risks: Why they are the worst existential risks, and how to prevent them

by Kaj_Sotala 1 min read20th Jun 2017107 comments