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On the Boxing of AIs

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The Hardcore AI Box Experiment

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Boxing an AI?

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Maybe this applies in most cases? I don't know, I've worked on making communities for puppy-cuddlers where I've thought they ended too psychotic-monkey-Czarist in the end. At the very least, it seems unfair to ignore the fact that a Blue coalition does exist, even if Bob is also overreacting in his ...(read more)

> We can also use our new framework for understanding the No True Scotsman fallacy. Alice isn't equivocating between two definitions of Blue. She is consistently using "Blue" to mean "supporting cuddling puppies". It is, in fact, Bob who is equivocating between "Blue" meaning "supporting giving psyc...(read more)

2.12% MtF, 0.75% FtM, 5.42% other of which roughly (just eyeballing, not counting) 33% seem trans. That'd be ~4.66% trans. Thoughts?

[I think /r/SlateStarCodex fulfills some of these. As a Focal Point/News Organisation, we see that it is evolving to a general rationlist-ish subreddit with about 9/25 articles on the front page not being written by Scott. In terms of the Stack Overflow-like function, with about 4/25 front page post...(read more)

I hold the hard-nosed position that moral philosophies (including utiliarianism) are human inventions which serve the purpose of facilitating large-scale coordination.

This is one part of morality, but there also seems to be the question of what to (coordinate to) do/build.

Of course, but OTOH, we have simulated a lot of tiny, strange universes, so it's not completely implausible.

It could be that the 'external' world is completely different and way, way bigger than our world. Their world might be to our world what our world is to a simple game of life simulation.

> Hold on. I thought the helpless view was for the "dumb masses". They are certainly not able to figure out what the "international mainstream consensus" is. Hell, even I have no idea what it is (or even what it means).

The "dumb masses" here are not defined as being low-IQ, but just low-rationalit...(read more)

> Sorry, under the helpless approach you cannot conclude anything, much less on the basis of something as complex as a cross-cultural comparative religion analysis. If you are helpless, you do what people around you do and think what people around you think. The end.

It seems like we are thinking o...(read more)