John Marlow wrote:
> Consider the inevitable moral discussions which
> > > accompany consideration of uploading and cognitive transformation
> > > technologies. And the long-running discussion of "augmented" versus
> > > "synthetic" minds is nothing if not a protracted exercise in "forethought,
> > > caution and consideration of consequences."
> > >
> > Not to mention the fact that SIAI has just spent the last 8 months creating
> > our "Friendly AI" work, which was specifically created as an answer to the
> > possible threat of unFriendly AI. I don't think John even bothered to read
> > it,
> #Well, I certainly haven't read _everything_ there as yet!
> but it heavily qualifies as concrete "balance, restraint, forethought-
> > in-the-extreme, caution, and consideration of consequences". I would say
> > that along with the Foresight nanotech guidelines, that it is one of the
> > best examples of transhumanists doing /real work/ on the ethics of the future.
> > --
> #Yes--but the work itself is not transhumanist, though it has TH
> implications/applications. Therefore it's not identified with or
> considered representative of TH research.
Ok my thesis that you are a troll is confirmed. You are killfiled. buh-bye
-- Brian Atkins Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence http://www.singinst.org/
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