Eugene Leitl wrote:
> We can't contain even most of it, but we can reduce the number of
> potential apocalyptic nuclei while we're passing the tight spot.
> (This meta-level action envelope is translatable into a set of
> immediately applicable rules, but I'm no expert in this, and no one is
> paying me to go through the whole thing anyway, so, hopefully, the
> professionals in the emerging fields will come up with self-regulation
> rules, early kudos go to Foresight).
As far as I can see, this totally fails to address my original question. I
just want to know what you would consider a 'win' scenario. When
nanotechnology, AI, and uploading are all outlawed, how exactly do you 'pass
the tight spot' and where are you after you've passed it?
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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://singinst.org/
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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