Re: Financial singularity

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Wed Oct 04 2000 - 14:02:33 MDT

Eugene Leitl writes,

> ...I'm very disappointed with AI/robotics, and
> the state of computing in general.
Wednesday, October 04, 2000 12:29 AM

> I'm interested in *temporarily* imposing enforcible regulations on:
> ... AI of about and beyond human
> capacity. Insect, rodent and even chimp grade AI is ok, and indeed
> welcome, but they must be restricted in their computational resources
> available to them and be not allowed to fool with their own works, as
> well as by people by tamper-proof packaging. Maybe not an
> electromagnetic gun, but a thermite shell. This might result in
> restrictions in amount of computational power available to individuals
> outside of restricted research installations.
Wednesday, October 04, 2000 2:10 AM

I think the state of AI/robotics would benefit from not having to worry about
thermite shell attacks by someone of the opinion that AI/robotics workers have
crossed over into "restricted" territory of computational research.

--J. R.

"Sex is as old as life itself. Marriage, in terms of biologically significant
epochs, is as new as the supersonic jet--and often as noisy."

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