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Now the rich Americans can live forevcer. Call the UN! O! The Humanity! 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
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 Post subject: Would you want to have yourself copied into an AI?
PostPosted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:27 am 
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http://money.cnn.com/mostly-human/dead-irl/?iid=hp-stack-dom

So, basically some people have created an AI alogorithm based on a person's text messages, social media pages, etc. that allows a virtual version of that person to supercede physical death.

Would you do that?

I can see some value in doing that as an expert in certain fields.

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 Post subject: Re: Would you want to have yourself copied into an AI?
PostPosted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:30 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Would you want to have yourself copied into an AI?
PostPosted: Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:43 am 
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It would be pointless from my own perspective - it would be a separate unlinked instance of me.

In English, it would be a new person or a new emulation of a person.

The only way I'd really benefit is if I could create one on my own computer and use it as partner and assistant at work.


I am fairly certain that a simple decision tree algorithm weighed by my previous choices has nothing to do with concepts such as life and sentience.

I've said it before, just because someone can program a chatbot and even if that chatbot could pass Turing test doesn't mean that it's a living or sentient thing.

It is just a computer program. It doesn't feel or think. It is just a mechanical machine executing an algorithm. It doesn't feel pain. It is just an emulation of the kind of response that a real living thing would produce in pain.

Essentially, the focus is not on actually creating a sentient being but on imitating the output of sentient beings. There's a vast difference. You can literally make a crankshaft device that produces behavior that is really, really close to that of a living being's output.

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 Post subject: Re: Would you want to have yourself copied into an AI?
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I already did it.

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 Post subject: Re: Would you want to have yourself copied into an AI?
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Me too. In fact, this the likeness AI posting now because the original couldn't stand reading Pammy's posts.

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 Post subject: Re: Would you want to have yourself copied into an AI?
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Yes. I could then keep Knuck and Pammy under my jackboot for eternity.

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Now THAT's creative thinking!

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Well, I've been working on my "New AI" (off and on) for six years ... and I will for sure be copied into it ... so ABSOLUTELY !!!

(note my AI will be for historical computer wargames ... :) )

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 Post subject: Re: Would you want to have yourself copied into an AI?
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jwilkerson wrote:
Well, I've been working on my "New AI" (off and on) for six years ... and I will for sure be copied into it ... so ABSOLUTELY !!!

(note my AI will be for historical computer wargames ... :) )


Does it use terms like "knyghte" and "bacheler"? Does it command "host of waerryeours"?

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