Re: Software virtues into AI

max m (
Wed, 29 Jan 1997 10:49:09 +0100

Steve Witham wrote:

> If the personality of AI is going to flow from the personalities of its
> components, that's scary, because a lot of software these days is nasty
> and badly behaved.

we'll need psychiatrists to fix AI's instead of software engineers

> I guess what I'm saying is that maybe virtues--good qualities--aren't
> just separate parts, but need to be built in throughout a system (or
> personality), and only get there if someone takes responsibility for
> putting them there. But if people do take that care, then you end up
> with systems that are naturally more likely to turn out virtuous.

Allready today we need to build in some kind of social conciousnes into
the software. Fo one thing it need to be a whole lot simpler to use, if
the gap between the information rich and the information poor isn't
gonna be to wide.

Max M Rasmussen