Creating superintellingence may be inevitable, unless we are already living in a simulation. A collection of AI essays grapples with this weighty issue
While the book is a tremendous flight over the craggy AI landscape, it settles no disputes and has little or nothing in the way of practical counsel.
Kant, Hume and Descartes are major intellectual presences here, apparently because explosively proliferating future AI singularities are going to be plenty worried about these three dead European guys. (paywall) More.
This all comes of not knowing or caring to know what information even is, or what intelligence or consciousness is.
On th other hand, alpha science pundit Neil de Grasse Tyson thinks we might indeed be living in a sim, which settles the matter for many.
Some of us think they should get back to science. Find out what information is.
See also: Tyson bombshell: Universe likely just a computer sim
New Scientist astounds: Information is physical
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