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Are You Living in a Computer Simulation?

Are You Living in a Computer Simulation?

by Nick Bostrom, Philosophical Quarterly, 2003

I have had heard “We are living in a simulation” a number of times.  129 more words

Five ways the superintelligence revolution might happen

October 5, 2014

Biological brains are unlikely to be the final stage of intelligence. Machines already have superhuman strength, speed and stamina – and one day they will have superhuman intelligence. 1,085 more words

Artificial Intelligence

Why Superintelligence May Not Help Us Think about Existential Risks—or Transhumanism, Steve Fuller

Author Information: Steve Fuller, University of Warwick, S.W.Fuller@warwick.ac.uk

Fuller, Steve. “Why Superintelligence May Not Help Us Think about Existential Risks—or Transhumanism” Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective… 1,412 more words

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Robots: Where We Are, Where We've Been and Where We're Going

John McCarthy, one of the founding fathers of artificial intelligence (AI), once stated the dictum that “when something works it is no longer called ‘AI’.” The Google search engine is, arguably, the greatest AI system that has yet been built. 554 more words

Follow the white philosopher

“Are you living in a computer simulation?” That’s the title of Nick Bostrom’s paper from 2003. He thinks it’s a possibility. 

“This paper argues that  87 more words

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