Superintelligence - is it a real possibility? Is... | Misfiring Neurons
Charts some possible scenarios to the birth of an intelligent agent that is capable of self-improvement, and thus causing serious disruption to humanity. This subject has been in the news a bit lately, Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking both stating that they consider AI a threat. As someone interested in the field, I found the book really well written and the arguments carefully constructed. And an excellent post by the interviewer, Russ Roberts, clarifying some of his own positions and thoughts.
Boards of Canada have been teasing with bits and pieces about their upcoming release for weeks, finally there is a full track. Out for your aural delight. Even more excited for “Tomorrow’s Harvest” now that I have listened to the single. The video is absolutely gorgeous and makes me want to go shoot some. Summarises all that is wrong with LinkedIn in an incisive post. From a passage of Kurt Vonnegut’s Bluebeard. The three types of specialists needed for the success of any revolution. Posted an update abo...