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The Ethics of Superintelligence

Today, during my lunch, I watched a very interesting TED presentation from Nick Bostrom regarding machine intelligence and the difficult questions surrounding it. What I didn’t realize at the time was that Bostrom is a Philosopher more than an engineer. As a result, his talk ended up being about theĀ ethical questions brought on by the potential of computer superintelligence.

Now, if you don’t have time to listen to the whole talk, I’ll just put the main points here for you: Continue reading

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