Re: purpose of AIs

Carol Tilley (
Sun, 12 Dec 1999 17:29:57 -0800

From: Kate Riley
> ....If we create such a thing and always
> assume that it is the best judge in all situations, how do we know when it
> is mistaken?

> What happens if the AI decides, in its expanisve wisdom (or
> perhaps in one of its inevitable flaws), that the human race should not
> exist, and decides to pull the plug?

> Would you fight it?

>Or decide that
> since the AI is smarter than you, it must be right, and willingly lay down
> your life for the "greatest good"?

Well, I am curious as to how you would answer your own questions. After you have done this, the answers of others would perhaps be more focused on where you are trying to lead us.