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The recalcitrance of prediction

We have identified how Bostrom’s core argument for superintelligence explosion depends on a crucial assumption. An intelligence explosion will happen only if the kinds of cognitive capacities involved in… 1,605 more words

Superintelligence

The relationship between Bostrom's argument and AI X-Risk

One reason why I have been writing about Bostrom’s superintelligence argument is because I am acquainted with what could be called the AI X-Risk social movement. 633 more words

Superintelligence

Bostrom and Habermas: technical and political moralities, and the God's eye view

An intriguing chapter that follows naturally from Nick Bostrom’s core argument is his discussion of machine ethics writ large. He asks: suppose one could install into an omnipotent machine ethical principles, trusting it with the future of humanity. 314 more words

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Recalcitrance examined: an analysis of the potential for superintelligence explosion

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Superintelligence