Sub-turing ai

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An ai below human baseline turingrade intelligence and without full self-awareness. Subturing computer systems are extremely common, incorporated into everyday objects such as clothing, household appliances and vehicles. Many weapons systems foe example have subsophont control routines, efficiently slaved and obedient but capable of limited autonomous action. Subturing expert systems are often extremely competent, but not self-aware in any meaningful sense. However giving any system or subsystem a degree of sentience, however slight, can lead to conflicts of interest between that system and its operators.

 
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Development Notes
Text by Steve Bowers

Initially published on 31 March 2007.