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Re: Google’s Artificial Intelligence Getting ‘Greedy,’ ‘Aggressive’



On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 09:01:47AM -0700, Mirimir wrote:
> > "Hope we're not just the biological boot loader for digital
> > superintelligence."
> 
> Why "hope"? It seems pretty obvious that we're the boot loader for
> something, given evolutionary history. So why not digital?

Why digital or organic? Why not BUZZWORD-FOR-SOMETHING-NOT-INVENTED-YET?

Ancient people didn't know "digital" existed AFAIK.

What does science fiction say about non-digital (in today's sense) AI?

Ted Chiang's Understand (link to text available on wikipedia) speculates
about superintelligence based on overclocking humans.