I'm thinking large numbers of synchronized reusable beacons - either recurrent novas or black holes - where a flash is produced by feeding the beacon with gas in a controlled way. For rapid reuse, you want local byproducts of the flash to get out of the way quickly, so the next batch of gas can be i...(read more)
I only have an account on LW 1.0, not LW 2.0. Will my current account still exist after the migration?
Four hours of self-play and it's the strongest in the world. Soon the machines will be parenting us.
> Knowledge of the terrain might be hard to get reliably
Knowing that the world is made of atoms should take an AI a long way.
> If these people that develop [AGI] are friendly they might decide to distribute it to other people to make it harder for any one project to take off.
I hold to the cl...(read more)
And you're the tax collector? Answer the question.
Just answer the question.
Wake up! In three days, that AI evolved from knowing nothing, to comprehensively beating an earlier AI which had been trained on a distillation of the best human experience. Do you think there's a force in the world that can stand against that kind of strategic intelligence?
How much are you willing to lose?
A voice tells me that we're out of time. The future of the world will now be decided at Deep Mind, or by some other group at their level.
EurekAlert [mentions](https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-09/uoo-gth092617.php) the simulation argument, and the page implies that this was a press release from Oxford - even providing a media contact - though I have not found the document on Oxford's own website.
I am also skeptical of w...(read more)