⭐️ EV reader, Joshua Gans, comments on Nick Bostrom’s views on super-intelligence. I really recommend reading this, in particular, this wonderful insight about the value of economics. It has been grounded in the notion of the all-knowing rational agent: a poor proxy for a real human, but not a bad one for a superintelligent AI as described by many of the AI-pocalypsers. “Economic theorists have been thinking about what happens when superintelligent agents interact for over a century.” EXCELLENT, BRIEF
How to build an ASI: the kindergarten approach. Higher levels of intelligence can’t be engineered, they need to be evolved. Here is one approach.
I have two tickets to see Prof Luciano Floridi, Professor of Philosophy and the Ethics of Information at the Oxford Internet Institute, on Jan 14th at Second Home in London. I will be enjoying -15 degree temperatures in Oslo at the time, so I am happy to give these tickets to an EV reader or two.
Please let me know if you want them.
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