Re: Yudkowsky's AI (again)

Damien Broderick (
Fri, 26 Mar 1999 19:57:09 +0000

At 11:24 AM 3/25/99 -0500, Mike wrote:

> A number of someones for the test phase of the technology


>What you want to guard against is unethical persons being uploaded.

But who're likely to be the guineapigs in what amount to unprecedented medical experiments? Folklore suggests that hardened criminals are often given the option of serving as testbeds for potentially lethal inoculations, since they have little to lose. Might it be the same in this case?

`Oh no, Dr Frankenstein, you've uploaded the *criminal brain*!'

Damien Broderick (rather scared under the banter)