Rak Razam wrote:
> My new flatmate is memtically blocked by the idea of Asimov's 3 Laws of
> Robotics as the be all and end all of programming to ensure a
> benevolent> read, 'slave' class of AI> how can you do that to your
> exo-somatic evolutionary offspring??? Where are all the Transhumanist AI
> positive phutures> don't we have to stop projecting our fears into
> negative dystopias> its all MORALS. Antediluvian human conceits. The law
> of robotics are humna/moral bindings. Where are all the postitive
> blueprints of tomorrows AI?
They're at "Coding a Transhuman AI":
See specifically "Interim Goal Systems" and the Prime Directive for the reasons why Asimov Laws are a really, really bad idea. Warning, 343K.
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