๐Ÿ’ญ Shanhan - The technological singularity

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๐Ÿ’ช Strong AI


  • Optimization function must be playful
  • AI should be creative and curious


On work
  1. First wave:
  2. Second wave:
    • More work areas will be taken over by ๐Ÿ’ช Strong AI and eventually ๐ŸŒŸ Super AI
    • โ†’ either: Humans will have more free time โ†’ focus on art, cultureโ€ฆ
    • โ†’ or: Small elite will control all resources
On humans
  • Strong dependence on AI could reduce intellectual ability
  • Brain upload?
  • Synthetic persons??
  • โ€œAI neither hates nor loves you, but you are made out of atoms that it can use for something elseโ€1


  1. Shanahan 2015:214 โ†ฉ