Re: AI:This is how we do it

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Thu Feb 14 2002 - 09:23:50 MST

Zero Powers wrote:
> The general consensus seems to be that AI
> won't be AI until it is sentient. But, so long as it is capable of
> autonomically meeting my needs, I don't want or need it to be sentient.
> Personally I'd rather have an AI smart enough to do all the tasks I assign
> to it yet dumb enough not to know its smarter than me.

Ya ain't never gonna get it. What you just asked for requires general
intelligence and self-awareness.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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