Eugene Leitl wrote:
>As people in presence of >H AIs, we're really, really small
>The Powers are the AIs. Since I don't see a mechanism by which
>we should be able to keep up with the super-joneses, and I do not
>see any incentive on the part of AIs ...
>the AIs are the sole players on the field. As soon as
>they arrive, we become a part of the environment, to be
>manipulated at will.
I think you're missing the point. Some AIs can tax other AIs,
just as some humans now tax other humans. The relative
abilities of humans and AIs are irrelevant.
Robin Hanson firstname.lastname@example.org http://hanson.gmu.edu
Asst. Prof. Economics, George Mason University
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