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Saudi Arabia becomes first country to grant citizenship to a robot
(10-31-2017, 08:29 AM)Rynn Wrote:
(10-31-2017, 08:23 AM)iancampbell Wrote: And, of course, this whole forum and the OA site assume one or more Singularities. If we don't treat our early mind-children well, how are they going to treat us a few decades later?

If such entities were not intelligent enough to realise how structural issues in human society lead to immoral situations and instead seek some sort of petty revenge then I'd question whether or not they were post-singularity beings at all. Which isn't to say that a forced restructure of human society to limit abuses to sapient organisms by humanity would necessarily be comfortable...

True. However, the first of the AIs won't be transapient. Which doesn't mean that they won't be a great deal more powerful than humans, taken one versus one. An AI with thinking power 100-1000 times more thinking power than a human would still be troublesome to say the least.

And it wouldn't have to be petty revenge either - simply acting in the interests of their own survival. Are we necessarily acting out of petty revenge when an entire village goes after a man-eating tiger, for example?

It's also OA canon that transencion doesn't necessarily mean a personality change. Which does mean that the transapient might hold a grudge and act on it.

As evidence of this sometimes happening, witness something that is actually an S3 or maybe an S4 (I think); the Queen of Pain. Talk about holding grudges...

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RE: Saudi Arabia becomes first country to grant citizenship to a robot - by iancampbell - 11-02-2017, 08:00 AM

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