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Fascinating. It occurred to me that we may find computational super intelligence too complicated to be useful but once we create super intelligences they may not find directly programming even greater intelligences that difficult.
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by Tim Harding
At first sight, the concepts of economic efficiency and social justice might seem unrelated or even counterposed. Some people intuitively feel that in the economic sense, efficiency works against fairness and therefore equality. 2,168 more words
It’s a little known fact that the real reason John Rawls first proposed his famous thought experiment was simply as a desperate attempt to sell the unused stock of “Philosophers do it in the original position” car bumper stickers that were piling up in his garage. 617 more words
John Rawls (left) and Immanuel Kant (right)
Inequality appears on the global stage as the evil of our time. There is hardly a single researcher… 765 more words