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"""it is quite likely that the universe may not be able to support vast orders of magnitude of intelligence"""


A question about Andrew Ng, who was mentined in this thread. Is that his real name?

So, like, every bacterium is its own species?

There was a blank header? I didn't notice.

"""What about from aligning the dots along the lines of the image?"""

Wouldn't you need to find them first?

So who was the congressman?

Grant: group selection does happen, but only very slowly. Natural selection works when its units are destroyed, and tribes go extinct pretty rarely compared to individuals.

Merely being poor does not make a selection unit unfit, as far as evolution is concerned. It has to disappear.

Well, a picture of a zebra is real.

And you'll probably agree that the merely real is, in some ways, in need of improvement, which is the whole point of transhumanism.

"""Obert: "A duty is something you must do whether you want to or not." """

Obey gravity. It's your duty!


I know that random behavior requires choices. The machine IS choosing - but because all choices are equal, the result of "max(actionList)" is implementation-dependent. "Shut down OS" is in that list, too, but "make no choice whatsoever" simply doesn't belong there.

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