Generic term for a sub-singularity non-biological sentient being that is not a vec, an alife or a virtual sophont. May be a bot, expert system, intelligent agent, sentient vehicle, sentient building, or any other type of similar entity.
Aioids: Toposophic categories Aioids fall into several different toposophic classes, differentiated by their intelligence level and other characteristics. Presapient Aioids with less native intelligence than a human being are generally known as sub-turing entities; this means they are not capable of passing the so-called Turing Test. Those aioids which are roughly equivalent to a baseline human in intelligence level are often referred to as turingrade; most, if not all, turingrade machines can pass the Turing Test (depending on how it is administered). Modosophont aioids who are more intelligent than baseline humans but less than transapient are generally known as superturings; these superbright minds are often used even today for many complex tasks.
However not all aioids can be classified along this axis - a large fraction of artificially intelligent entities are extremely competent, but cannot be classes as self-aware, sapient or sophont. Such entities, which have mental landscapes radically different to human minds, include vots and many kinds of intelligent agent.
AIs who have passed the First Singularity are known as Hyperturings; these transapient AIs are not regarded as aioids, since that term is reserved for modosophont ais only.
These terms should not be confused with the term used in information technology for an idealised computer, a Turing Machine.
- AI, ai
- AI, Alien
- Dedicated Hyperturing
- Intelligent Agent
- Semi-Conscious Intelligence (SI)
- Slaved ai
- Slaved Hyperturing
- Sub-turing ai
- Sublect - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
 a term for an inferior minds (generally, anything less than SI:1).
 a subroutine, a dedicated processing node, a mind that is part of a greater mind.
- Subroutine - Text by M. Alan Kazlev, adapted from KurzweilAI
A program, block of programs, sublect, or group of sublects organizationally distinct from the main body of the program or mind, which may be called from within the program or mind. Most high toposophic minds and even medium level ai make extensive use of subroutines.
- Subsentient - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
A simple organism, alife, or bot that is not fully sentient.