Re: Why would AI want to be friendly?

From: Christian Weisgerber (
Date: Wed Sep 06 2000 - 19:24:33 MDT

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Jason Joel Thompson <> wrote:

> > Can you tell random from pseudorandom, without further knowledge about
> > the generation source?
> However if a number generator is pseudo-random, then it applies is a logic
> or process by which it generates its numbers, which in theory I imagine
> might be detectable given a sufficiently large sample and sufficiently smart
> pattern recognition software.

The source might always be just a tad more complex than your sample
size and analysis methods are able to recognize.

Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                 

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