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Oct 22, 2023

Superintelligence should scare us only insofar as it grants superpowers. Protecting against specific harms of specific plausible powers may be our best strategy for preventing catastrophes.
For much of the AI safety community, the central question has been “when will it...

Oct 15, 2023

Many people call the future threat “artificial general intelligence,” but all three words there are misleading when trying to understand risks.
AI may radically accelerate technology development. That might be extremely good or extremely bad. There are...

Oct 8, 2023

Thanks for your patience while I ran Fluidity Forum. We now resume "Better Without AI" by David Chapman.
Speculations about autonomous AI assume simplistic theories of motivation. They also mistakenly confuse those with ethical theories. Building AI systems on these ideas would produce monsters.