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Friendly Artificial Intelligence

  • Eliezer Yudkowsky
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Part of the The Frontiers Collection book series (FRONTCOLL)

Abstract

By far the greatest danger of Artificial Intelligence is that people conclude too early that they understand it. Of course this problem is not limited to the field of AI. Jacques Monod wrote: “A curious aspect of the theory of evolution is that everybody thinks he understands it”. Nonetheless the problem seems to be unusually acute in Artificial Intelligence.

Keywords

Technical Failure Human Female Chess Player Computer Chip Empirical Belief 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Machine Intelligence Research InstituteSan FranciscoUSA

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