Apes, AIs and Us

On first contact with our Great Ape cousins, we dressed them in clothes, gave them beds to sleep in and even took them for tea with the King. They were people. We are so close that a rat and a mouse are ten times as different from one-another as a Human and a Chimp. We will … Continue reading “Apes, AIs and Us”

Out of Eden

The friendliness function of an AI that is spawned from a technological singularity could be to provide human like consciousnesses with a happy simple life, no disease or suffering, plentiful food, small communities, family close by – basicly what we evolved for.But the fitness function says we mustn't be slaves, so the AI needs to … Continue reading “Out of Eden”