[SEQ RERUN] A Premature Word on AI

by MinibearRex1 min read23rd May 20121 comment


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Today's post, A Premature Word on AI was originally published on 31 May 2008. A summary (taken from the LW wiki):


A response to opinions expressed by Robin Hanson, Roger Schank, and others, and arguing against the notion that producing a friendly general artificial intelligence is an insurmountable problem.

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This post is part of the Rerunning the Sequences series, where we'll be going through Eliezer Yudkowsky's old posts in order so that people who are interested can (re-)read and discuss them. The previous post was Class Project, and you can use the sequence_reruns tag or rss feed to follow the rest of the series.

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