Open Thread: July 2010, Part 2

I know, it wasn't my intention to discredit Peer, I quite like his ideas. I'm probably more crazy than him anyway.

But if I can come up with such conclusions, who else will? Also, why isn't anyone out to kill people, or will be? I'm serious, why not? Just imagine EY found out that we can be reasonable sure, for example Google, would let loose a rogue AI soon. Given how the LW audience is inclined to act upon 'mere' probability estimates, how wouldn't it be appropriate to bomb Google, given that was the only way to stop them in due time from turning the worl... (read more)

Open Thread: July 2010, Part 2

by Alicorn 1 min read9th Jul 2010770 comments

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