Re: purpose of AIs

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Mon, 13 Dec 1999 14:46:25 -0600

Eugene Leitl wrote:
> As to an spontaneously emerged (or deliberately seeded) AI in the
> global network, it is going to generate a lot of strange traffic
> between the infected nodes. People are going to notice, and start with
> countermeasures.

You know that 25% of the traffic on some corporate networks is NT machines chattering to each other, right? Do you really think that's just because of Microsoft's lousy software?

           Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
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