Re: What is the singularity?

From: J. R. Molloy (jr@shasta.com)
Date: Tue Jul 31 2001 - 17:41:32 MDT


From: "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <sentience@pobox.com>
> By *identifying* the incorrect thinking, to those people who would want an
> AI to help them identify incorrect thinking.
>

Well, of course the AI could identify incorrect thinking for itself.
And that would suit me just fine. So I welcome the evolutionary phase shift.


Stay hungry,

--J. R.

Useless hypotheses, etc.:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, and ego.

     Everything that can happen has already happened, not just once,
     but an infinite number of times, and will continue to do so forever.
     (Everything that can happen = more than anyone can imagine.)

We won't move into a better future until we debunk religiosity, the most
regressive force now operating in society.



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