Re: What should you ask a wish machine to do for you?

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Sat, 27 Sep 1997 21:48:45 -0500

I'm kind of surprised that nobody but Anton even mentioned this, but:

(1) "Make me think a million times as fast."

Then, after you've thought about it for a year or 31 seconds, you can ask a
safe variant of:

(2) "Make me more intelligent."

--       Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

Disclaimer:  Unless otherwise specified, I'm not telling you
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