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Will We Control AI?

January 8, 2017

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. . . If we just build an AI without tuning its values, the argument goes, one of the first things it will do is destroy humanity. — Maciej Cegłowski We “live in interesting times” fraught with “dangerous opportunities”. But enough about China. Within the next 30 years or so, due to rapid advances in […]

Jeeves and Jevons — a short story

September 10, 2015

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When we make something cheaper, we consume a lot more of it. — Alex Rubalcava In the dining room, the Owner turned to his butler. “Thank you, Jeeves. The supper was excellent. The guests seemed well pleased.” Jeeves inclined his head. “Thank you, sir.”  “In fact, I must say that, ever since I purchased you […]